plantain lily
noun Date: 1882 hosta

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plantain lily — n. any of several perennial plants (genus Hosta) of the lily family, with broad, strongly ribbed basal leaves and clusters or racemes of trumpet shaped flowers …   English World dictionary

  • plantain lily — melsvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melsvinių (Hostaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hosta). atitikmenys: lot. Hosta angl. day lily; plantain lily vok. Funkie; Herzlilie rus. лилейник; функия; хоста lenk. funkia …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • plantain lily — žydroji melsvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melsvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Hosta sieboldiana), paplitęs Japonijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hosta sieboldiana angl. plantain lily vok. blaublatt Funkie; Blaublatt Funkie; blaugrüne… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • plantain lily — any Japanese or Chinese plant of the genus Hosta, of the lily family, having large leaves and spikes or one sided clusters of white, lilac, or blue flowers. [1880 85] * * * ▪ plant also called  hosta,    any of about 40 species of hardy… …   Universalium

  • plantain lily — plan′tain lil′y n. pln any Japanese or Chinese plant of the genus Hosta, of the lily family, having large leaves and spikes or one sided clusters of white, lilac, or blue flowers • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • plantain lily — noun any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑day lily • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Hosta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plantain lily — noun another term for hosta …   English new terms dictionary

  • fragrant plantain lily — gyslotinė melsvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melsvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Hosta plantaginea), paplitęs Kinijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hosta plantaginea angl. August lily; fragrant plantain lily vok. Lilien Funkie;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blue plantain lily — kiaušininė melsvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melsvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Hosta ventricosa), paplitęs Kinijoje ir Korėjoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hosta ventricosa angl. blue plantain lily vok. blaue Funkie; glocken Funkie rus.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blue plantain-lily — noun : a day lily (Hosta ventricosa) having blue flowers with a corolla tube that widens suddenly into a bell …   Useful english dictionary

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