madonna-lily

Madonna lily

noun
a lily, Lilium candidum, having clusters of pure white, bell-shaped flowers.
Also called Annunciation lily.


Origin:
1875–80

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Madonna lily
 
n
Also called: Annunciation lily a perennial widely cultivated Mediterranean lily plant, Lilium candidum, with white trumpet-shaped flowers

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