Easter 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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  • Easter lily — noun Any of various flowers associated with Easter …   Wiktionary

  • Easter lily — noun Date: 1877 any of several white cultivated lilies (especially Lilium longiflorum) that bloom in early spring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Easter lily — any of several white flowered lilies that are artificially brought into bloom in early spring, esp. Lilium longiflorum eximium, native to Taiwan and widely cultivated. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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