Annunciation lily
Annunciation lily An*nun`ci*a"tion lil"y (Bot.) The common white lily ({Lilium candidum}). So called because it is usually introduced by painters in pictures of the Annunciation. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • 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

  • Annunciation lily. — See Madonna lily. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Annunciation lily. — See Madonna lily. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Annunciation — For other uses, see Annunciation (disambiguation). Annunciation by Paolo de Matteis, 1712. The white lily in the angel s hand is symbolic of Mary s purity [1] in Marian art …   Wikipedia

  • Annunciation (Leonardo) — Infobox Painting| title=Annunciation artist=Leonardo da Vinci year=circa 1472 ndash;1475 type=Oil on panel height=98 width=217 city=Florence museum=UffiziThe Annunciation (1472 ndash;1475) is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Uffizi Gallery… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • white lily — noun 1. lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel shaped white flowers • Syn: ↑Madonna lily, ↑Annunciation lily, ↑Lent lily, ↑Lilium candidum • Hypernyms: ↑lily 2. white Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern… …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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