calla Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix
Zantedeschia aethiopica; arum lily; calla lily.
noun water arum
(Bot.) A genus of plants, of the order Araceæ. ✍ The common Calla of cultivation is Richardia Africana, belonging to another genus of the same order. Its large spathe is pure white, surrounding a fleshy spike, which is covered with minute apetalous flowers.
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