Smilax, smī′laks, n. a genus of liliaceous plants, type of the tribe Smilace—the roots of several species yield sarsaparilla.
Certainly not, dear; but liliaceous is not a serious way of speaking of a lady.
This liliaceous plant attains a great age and enormous size.
Its borders are fringed with the monomin of the Chippewas, or wild rice, and several of the liliaceous water plants.
About five miles further south, the perfume from the liliaceous banks of the river was the first indication of its vicinity.
It would seem as if the liliaceous plants, mingled with the gramina, assumed the place of the flowers of our meadows.
Two liliaceous plants in particular, Erythronium grandiflorum and Fritillaria pudica, are marvelously beautiful and abundant.
This is the Tuberose, a liliaceous plant, so commonly cultivated in our conservatories.
Scilla, sil′a, n. a genus of liliaceous plants, as the squill.
Two liliaceous plants of low altitude are always objects of marked interest.