liliaceous

adjective
lil·​i·​a·​ceous

Definition of liliaceous

1 : of, relating to, or resembling lilies
2a : of or relating to the family Liliaceae
b : having a regular corolliform perianth similar to that of plants of the genus Lilium

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History and Etymology for liliaceous

Late Latin liliaceus, from Latin lilium lily + -aceus -aceous

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“Liliaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liliaceous. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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