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tiger lily

noun

Definition of tiger lily

  1. :  a common Asian garden lily (Lilium lancifolium syn. L. tigrinum) that has nodding orange-colored flowers densely spotted with black and alternate leaves with black bulblets in the leaf axils; also :  any of various lilies with similar flowers



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1824

First Known Use of tiger lily

1824


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