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calla (n.)

marsh-plant found in colder parts of Europe and America, 1789, from Latin calla, the name in Pliny of an unidentified plant, perhaps a mistake for calyx. The common calla-lily (1805) is a related species, not a lily but so called for the appearance of the flowers.

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Definitions of calla from WordNet
1
calla (n.)
South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix;
Synonyms: calla lily / arum lily / Zantedeschia aethiopica
2
Calla (n.)
water arum;
Synonyms: genus Calla
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