sego lily

noun se·go lily \ˈsē-(ˌ)gō-\

Definition of sego lily

  1. :  a mariposa lily (Calochortus nuttallii) of western North America having mostly white or in some areas mostly yellow flowers mottled with a darker color

Origin and Etymology of sego lily

sego the bulb of the sego lily, from Southern Paiute siγoʔo

First Known Use: 1913

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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