Definition of belladonna lily in English:

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belladonna lily

noun

The South African amaryllis.
Example sentences
  • Also called the belladonna lily, king or star lily, it has a wide range of colours.
  • Rudolf Marloth, a famous amateur botanist, believed that the belladonna lily was being pollinated by a hawk moth.
  • A rock walkway leads past a bank of Agapanthus, once a sophisticated rockery, past belladonna lilies to the driveway by the original stables.

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Syllabification: bel·la·don·na lil·y

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