Easter lily

noun

Definition of Easter lily

: any of several white cultivated lilies (especially Lilium longiflorum) that bloom in early spring

First Known Use of easter lily

1877

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Easter lily

Definition of Easter lily for English Language Learners

  • : a white garden flower that blooms in spring


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