Bermuda lily
Easter lily Eas"ter lil`y (Bot.) Any one of various lilies or lilylike flowers which bloom about Easter; specif.: (a) The common white lily ({Lilium candidum}), called also {Annunciation lily}. (b) The larger white lily ({Lilium longiflorum eximium}, syn. {L. Harrisii}) called also {Bermuda lily}. (c) The daffodil ({Narcissus Pseudo-Narcissus}). (d) The Atamasco lily. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Bermuda lily — Ber*mu da lil y (Bot.) The large white lily ({Lilium longiflorum eximium}, syn. {Lilium Harrisii}) which is extensively cultivated in Bermuda. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bermuda lily — noun tall lily have large white trumpet shaped flowers that bloom in the spring • Syn: ↑Easter lily, ↑white trumpet lily, ↑Lilium longiflorum • Hypernyms: ↑lily * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized B : a lily that …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bermuda lily — a lily, Lilium longiflorum eximium, having white, funnel shaped flowers, cultivated esp. as an Easter lily. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bermuda lily — Bermu′da lil′y n. pln a lily, Lilium longiflorum eximium, having white, funnel shaped flowers • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • lily — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bulb, Lilium (Latin), fleur de lis; see flower 1 , plant . Varieties of lilies include: wood, meadow, Easter, Bermuda, Canada, canadense, superbum, golden banded, tiger, regal, Madonna, Annunciation, coral, Turk s cap, common …   English dictionary for students

  • Annunciation lily — noun lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel shaped white flowers • Syn: ↑Madonna lily, ↑white lily, ↑Lent lily, ↑Lilium candidum • Hypernyms: ↑lily * * * noun Usage: usually capitaliz …   Useful english dictionary

  • Annunciation lily — Easter lily Eas ter lil y (Bot.) Any one of various lilies or lilylike flowers which bloom about Easter; specif.: (a) The common white lily ({Lilium candidum}), called also {Annunciation lily}. (b) The larger white lily ({Lilium longiflorum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Easter lily — Eas ter lil y (Bot.) Any one of various lilies or lilylike flowers which bloom about Easter; specif.: (a) The common white lily ({Lilium candidum}), called also {Annunciation lily}. (b) The larger white lily ({Lilium longiflorum eximium}, syn. {L …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white trumpet lily — noun tall lily have large white trumpet shaped flowers that bloom in the spring • Syn: ↑Easter lily, ↑Bermuda lily, ↑Lilium longiflorum • Hypernyms: ↑lily * * * noun : a lily (Lilium longiflorum) with very fragrant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Easter lily — noun tall lily have large white trumpet shaped flowers that bloom in the spring • Syn: ↑Bermuda lily, ↑white trumpet lily, ↑Lilium longiflorum • Hypernyms: ↑lily * * * noun, pl ⋯ lilies [count] : a white garden flower that blooms in spring …   Useful english dictionary

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