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plantain lily

noun
1.
any Japanese or Chinese plant of the genus Hosta, of the lily family, having large leaves and spikes or one-sided clusters of white, lilac, or blue flowers.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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plantain lily

noun
1.
any of several Asian plants of the liliaceous genus Hosta, having broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers Also called day lily
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