wood lily

noun

Definition of wood lily

b : a red-flowered lily (Lilium philadelphicum) of the eastern U.S.

called also red lily

c : a plant of the genus Trillium
2 : a wintergreen (Pyrola minor)
3 : an Australian orchid (Dendrobium speciosum) with creamy fragrant flowers

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History and Etymology for wood lily

Middle English wode lilie

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“Wood lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20lily. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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