Madonna lily

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Madonna lily was in 1877

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“Madonna lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Madonna%20lily. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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