Annunciation lily


Definition of Annunciation lily

1 : madonna lily
2 : bermuda lily

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First Known Use of Annunciation lily

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Annunciation lily

so called from its use by painters in pictures of the Annunciation

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The first known use of Annunciation lily was in 1860

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“Annunciation lily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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