Easter lily

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noun

any of several white-flowered lilies that are artificially brought into bloom in early spring, especially Lilium longiflorum eximium, native to Taiwan and widely cultivated.

Origin of Easter lily

First recorded in 1875–80
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Easter lily

noun

any of various lilies, esp Lilium longiflorum, that have large showy white flowers

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