daylily

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noun day·lily \ˈdā-ˌli-lē\

Definition of daylily

  1. :  any of various Eurasian perennial herbs (genus Hemerocallis) of the lily family that have short-lived flowers resembling lilies and are widespread in cultivation and as escapes

1597

First Known Use of daylily

1597


DAYLILY Defined for English Language Learners

daylily

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noun day·lily \ˈdā-ˌli-lē\

Definition of daylily for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of plant that has long thin leaves and usually yellow or orange flowers that bloom for a short time


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