martagon

martagon lily

/ (ˈmɑːtəɡən) /

noun

a Eurasian lily plant, Lilium martagon, cultivated for its mottled purplish-red flowers with reflexed petalsAlso called: Turk's-cap lily

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Word Origin for martagon

C15: from French, from Turkish martagān a type of turban
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