adobe lily

noun

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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The first known use of adobe lily was in 1909

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“Adobe lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adobe%20lily. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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