daylily
day lily day" lil`y, daylily day"lil`y(l[i^]l`[y^]). (Bot.) (a) any plant of a genus of plants ({Hemerocallis}) closely resembling true lilies, but having tuberous rootstocks instead of bulbs. The common species have long narrow leaves and either yellow or tawny-orange flowers, which often bloom for only one day. (b) A genus of plants ({Funkia}) differing from the last in having ovate veiny leaves, and large white or blue flowers. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Daylily — Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • daylily — viendienė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Viendieninių (Hemerocallidaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hemerocallis). atitikmenys: lot. Hemerocallis angl. daylily; hemerocallis vok. Taglilie rus. красоднев; лилейник; хемерокаллис lenk. lilijka;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • daylily — noun Date: 1597 any of various Eurasian perennial herbs (genus Hemerocallis) of the lily family that have short lived flowers resembling lilies and are widespread in cultivation and as escapes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • daylily — /day lil ee/, n. any lily of the genus Hemerocallis, having yellow, orange, or red flowers that commonly last only for a day. Also, day lily. [1590 1600] * * * or day lily Any plant of the genus Hemerocallis, in the lily family, consisting of… …   Universalium

  • daylily — noun Any of several perennial plants, of the genus Hemerocallis, that have fleshy roots, grasslike leaves and colourful flowers that bloom for just one day …   Wiktionary

  • daylily — n. type of lily that produces colorful flowers that last only one day before wilting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daylily — day′lil y or day′ lil′y n. pln any lily of the genus Hemerocallis, having short lived yellow, orange, or red flowers • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • daylily — noun any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily like flowers that bloom for only a day • Syn: ↑day lily • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑lemon lily, ↑Hemerocallis lilio… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brown daylily — rusvoji viendienė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Viendieninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Hemerocallis fulva), paplitęs Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Hemerocallis fulva… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • orange daylily — rusvoji viendienė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Viendieninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Hemerocallis fulva), paplitęs Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Hemerocallis fulva… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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