blackberry lily

noun

Definition of blackberry lily

: a garden plant (Belamcanda chinensis synonym Iris domestica of the family Iridaceae) with lilylike leaves and clusters of orange red-spotted flowers whose capsule discloses when ripe a mass of seeds resembling a blackberry

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First Known Use of blackberry lily

1822, in the meaning defined above

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“Blackberry lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackberry%20lily. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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