Definition of calla in English:

calla

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Pronunciation: /ˈkalə
 
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noun

  • Either of two plants of the arum family:
    • (also water calla) another term for bog arum (usually calla lily) another term for arum lily
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    • Start begonias, caladiums, callas, cannas, and dahlias in pots indoors on a sunny windowsill.
    • Don't overlook summer-blooming callas, dahlias and cannas.
    • After frost kills their foliage, dig up callas, cannas, dahlias, tuberous begonias, and other tender bulbs.

Origin

early 19th century: modern Latin.

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