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lily of the valley

Definition of LILY OF THE VALLEY

:  a low perennial herb (Convallaria majalis) of the lily family that has usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of fragrant nodding bell-shaped white flowers

First Known Use of LILY OF THE VALLEY

1563

Rhymes with LILY OF THE VALLEY

lily of the valley

noun lily of the val·ley \ˈlil-ē-əv-thə-ˈval-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural lil·ies of the valley

Medical Definition of LILY OF THE VALLEY

1
:  an erect low-growing perennial herb of the genus Convallaria (C. majalis) that has two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of fragrant nodding bell-shaped white flowers and is the source of convallaria, convallamarin, convallarin, and convallatoxin
2
:  the dried rhizome and roots of the lily of the valley used as a cardiac tonic

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