Definition of toad lily
1 : a showy Japanese herb (Tricyrtis hirta) of the family Melanthaceae that is often cultivated for its delicately spotted white flowers
2 : a common white water lily (Nymphaea odorata) of North America
3 : a cultivated bulbous herb (Fritillaria pyrenaica) of southern Europe with ill-smelling usually solitary wine-purple flowers
4 : an Indian lettuce (Montia chamissoi) of moist areas at high elevations of western North America with usually decumbent stems and axillary or terminal racemes of small white or pink flowers
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