Madonna lily

noun

Definition of Madonna lily

: a widely cultivated Eurasian lily (Lilium candidum) with bell-shaped to broad funnel-shaped white flowers

First Known Use of Madonna lily

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Madonna lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Madonna%20lily. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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