meadow lily

Origin of meadow lily

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words Nearby meadow lily Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use meadow lily in a sentence

  • The yellow meadow lily bends down over the damp mold it seeks.

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  • It bore a single dark orange-red flower, which did not droop as do the flowers of the meadow lily, but stood stiffly erect.

British Dictionary definitions for meadow lily

meadow lily

  1. another name for Canada lily

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