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liliaceous

[lil-ee-ey-shuh s] /ˌlɪl iˈeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
of or like the lily.
2.
belonging to the plant family Liliaceae.
Compare lily family.
Origin of liliaceous
1725-1735
From the Late Latin word līliāceus, dating back to 1725-35. See lily, -aceous
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liliaceous

/ˌlɪlɪˈeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Liliaceae, a family of plants having showy flowers and a bulb or bulblike organ: includes the lily, tulip, and bluebell
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin līliāceus, from līlium lily
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