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

Nearby words

  1. marsyas,
  2. mart,
  3. marta,
  4. martaban,
  5. martaban, gulf of,
  6. martagon lily,
  7. martel,
  8. martellato,
  9. martello tower,
  10. martelé

Word Origin for martagon

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

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