day-lily

daylily

[dey-lil-ee]
noun
any lily of the genus Hemerocallis, having yellow, orange, or red flowers that commonly last only for a day.
Also, day lily.


Origin:
1590–1600

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daylily

noun
any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day [syn: day lily
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