Calla meaning

kăl'ə
A calla lily.
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A marsh plant (Calla palustris) of northern temperate regions, having small, densely clustered, greenish flowers partly enclosed in a spreading white spathe.
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Any of several plants (genus Zantedeschia) of the arum family, with a conspicuous white, yellow, or pink spathe surrounding a club-shaped, yellow spadix; specif., a plant (Z. aethiopica), having a large, showy, white spathe enclosing a yellow spadix.
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The wild calla (Calla palustris), a bog plant of the arum family, having greenish-white spathes and bearing bright-red berries.
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(botany) A South African marsh plant, Calla palustris, having pale green flowers in a white spathe.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Araceae — the calla, native to the cool temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.
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Origin of calla

New Latin Calla genus name from Greek kallaia wattle of a cock perhaps from kallos beauty