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scarlet gilia

[jil-ee-uh] /ˈdʒɪl i ə/
noun
1.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism; gilia < Neo-Latin, a genus name, after Felipe Gil, 18th century Spanish botanist; see -ia
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