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- a lily, Lilium philadelphicum, of eastern North America, having orange-red flowers.
Origin of wood lily
1350–1400; Middle English: meadow saffron
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for wood lily
How impossible it would be to kindle a wood-lily on the cold, damp soil of April!
Your mother's face was as white as a wood-lily, with only a faint dream of rose in her cheeks.