Martagon lily

Martagon lily

[mahr-tuh-guhn]

Origin:
1835–45; < Turkish martağan a kind of turban

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martagon or martagon lily (ˈmɑːtəɡən)
 
n
Also called: Turk's-cap lily a Eurasian lily plant, Lilium martagon, cultivated for its mottled purplish-red flowers with reflexed petals
 
[C15: from French, from Turkish martagān a type of turban]
 
martagon lily or martagon lily
 
n
 
[C15: from French, from Turkish martagān a type of turban]

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