One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A tropical American milkweed, Asclepias curassavica, which has orange-red flowers and was formerly used medicinally as a styptic and purgative.
2= blood lily.Related blood lily
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Hans Sloane (1660–1753), physician and collector.
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