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gloriosa


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gloriosa  \Glo`ri*o"sa\,  n.  [Nl.,  fr  L.  gloriosus.  See 
  {Glorious}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  climbing  plants  with  very  showy  lilylike  blossoms, 
  natives  of  India. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gloriosa 
  n  :  any  plant  of  the  genus  Gloriosa  of  tropical  Africa  and  Asia; 
  a  perennial  herb  climbing  by  means  of  tendrils  at  leaf 
  tips  having  showy  yellow  to  red  or  purple  flowers;  all 
  parts  are  poisonous  [syn:  {glory  lily},  {climbing  lily}, 
  {creeping  lily},  {Gloriosa  superba}] 




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