sego lily

se·go lily

noun \ˈsē-(ˌ)gō-\

Definition of SEGO LILY

:  a mariposa lily (Calochortus nuttallii) of western North America having mostly white or in some areas mostly yellow flowers mottled with a darker color

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Origin of SEGO LILY

sego the bulb of the sego lily, from Southern Paiute siγoʔo
First Known Use: 1913


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