adobe lily


Definition of adobe lily

: a Californian bulbous herb (Fritillaria pluriflora) having pinkish purple flowers

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First Known Use of adobe lily

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adobe lily

so called from the typical soil of its locality

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“Adobe lily.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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