flax lily

noun

Definition of flax lily

1 : new zealand flax
2 : any of several plants constituting a genus (Dianella) of the family Liliaceae especially : an Australian plant (D. laevis) that yields a long silky fiber formerly used by the aborigines for making baskets

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“Flax lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flax%20lily. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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