belladonna lily
noun Date: 1734 amaryllis

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  • belladonna lily — n. a tropical bulbous plant (Amaryllis belladonna) of the lily family, grown for its large pink, white, or red flowers and native to S Africa …   English World dictionary

  • belladonna-lily — dailioji amarilė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Amaryllis belladonna), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Amaryllis belladonna angl. belladonna lily; Jersey lily vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • belladonna-lily — amarilė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių (Amaryllidaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Amaryllis). atitikmenys: lot. Amaryllis angl. amaryllis; belladonna lily vok. Amaryllis; Belladonlilie rus. амариллис lenk. amarylek; amarylka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • belladonna lily — noun amaryllis of South Africa often cultivated for its fragrant white or rose flowers • Syn: ↑naked lady, ↑Amaryllis belladonna • Hypernyms: ↑amaryllis • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Amaryllis …   Useful english dictionary

  • belladonna lily — amaryllis (def. 2). [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • belladonna lily — bel′ladon′na lil′y n. pln amaryllis 2) • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • belladonna lily — /bɛləˌdɒnə ˈlɪli/ (say beluh.donuh lilee) noun → amaryllis (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Belladonna — may refer to:In plants: * Atropa belladonna or belladonna or deadly nightshade, a perennial herbaceous plant * Amaryllis belladonna or Belladonna Lily or naked ladies, a monotypic genus of plantIn music: * Belladonna (band), an Italian band *… …   Wikipedia

  • Lily (disambiguation) — Lily is the common English name for plants of the Lilium (genus) or Liliaceae (family).The term lily , together with a modifier, is also applied to a large number of other plants, which have flowers that may resemble true lilies to a greater or… …   Wikipedia

  • Belladonna — Bel la*don na, n. [It., literally fine lady; bella beautiful + donna lady.] (Bot.) (a) An herbaceous European plant ({Atropa belladonna}) with reddish bell shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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