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orange lily

noun
1.
a bulbous lily, Lilium bulbiferum, of the mountainous regions of southern Europe, having erect, crimson-spotted, orange flowers.
Origin of orange lily
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • The orange lily (Lilium bulbiferum) is a native of Southern Europe.

    Everyday Objects W. H. Davenport Adams
  • The Violet stood apart from the others, sensuous and exotic—like an orange lily in a garden of snowdrops.

    The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • Later, he planted the orange lily of forgetfulness, and thought of his wife no more.

    Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James
  • In a far distant land, beyond the sea, there dwelt an orange lily.

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