Maria Meneghini [men-i-gee-nee] /ˌmɛn ɪˈgi ni/ (Show IPA), 1923–77, U.S. soprano.
Also called calla lily, arum lily. any of several plants belonging to the genus Zantedeschia, of the arum family, especially Z. aethiopica, having arrow-shaped leaves and a large white spathe enclosing a yellow spike.
a related plant, Calla palustris, of cold marshes of Europe and North America, having heart-shaped leaves.
Maria, real name Maria Anna Cecilia Kalageropoulos. 1923–77, Greek operatic soprano, born in the US
Also called calla lily, arum lily. any southern African plant of the aroid genus Zantedeschia, esp Z. aethiopica, which has a white funnel-shaped spathe enclosing a yellow spadix