Madonna lily

Madonna lily
noun Date: 1877 a widely cultivated Eurasian lily (Lilium candidum) with bell-shaped to broad funnel-shaped white flowers

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  • madonna lily — n. (Bot.) A lily ({Lilium candidum}) of the Eastern Mediterranean and Balkans with broad funnel shaped white flowers. Syn: white lily, Annunciation lily, Lent lily, {Lilium candidum}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Madonna lily — ☆ Madonna lily n. a hardy lily (Lilium candidum) with white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Madonna lily — baltoji lelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Lilium candidum), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lilium candidum angl. Bourbon white lily; Madonna lily;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Madonna-lily — Madonnˈa lily noun The white Mediterranean lily (Lilium candidum), which produces trumpet shaped flowers • • • Main Entry: ↑Madonna …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • madonna lily — noun a tall white flowered lily with golden pollen, often depicted in paintings of the Madonna. [Lilium candidum.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Madonna lily — a lily, Lilium candidum, having clusters of pure white, bell shaped flowers. Also called Annunciation lily. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • madonna lily — n. lily with flowers that are in the shape of a trumpet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Madonna lily — Madon′na lil′y n. pln a lily, Lilium candidum, having clusters of white bell shaped flowers • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Madonna lily — /məˈdɒnə lɪli/ (say muh donuh lilee) noun a perennial herb with long stems bearing pure white flowers, Lilium candidum, native to the eastern Mediterranean region, but cultivated since early times …   Australian English dictionary

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