- a plant, Lilium canadense, of eastern North America, having large, nodding, yellow or orange flowers with dark spots.
Origin of Canada lily
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
Also called meadow lily.
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- a lily, Lilium canadense, of NE North America, with small orange funnel-shaped nodding flowersAlso called: meadow lily
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