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wood lily

a lily, Lilium philadelphicum, of eastern North America, having orange-red flowers.
Origin of wood lily
1350-1400; Middle English: meadow saffron Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Your mother's face was as white as a wood-lily, with only a faint dream of rose in her cheeks.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • How impossible it would be to kindle a wood-lily on the cold, damp soil of April!

    The Fall of the Year Dallas Lore Sharp

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