- a tall lily, Lilium pardalinum, of California, having drooping, orange-red flowers with purple speckles, a yellow base, and recurved petal tips.
Origin of leopard lily
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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- a North American lily plant, Lilium pardalinum, cultivated for its large orange-red flowers, with brown-spotted petals and long stamens