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bog asphodel

noun
1.
any of several plants of the genus Narthecium, of the lily family, having yellowish flowers and growing in boggy places.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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bog asphodel

noun
1.
either of two liliaceous plants, Narthecium ossifragum of Europe or N. americanum of North America, that grow in boggy places and have small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves
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