sego lily

  1. a plant, Calochortus nuttallii, of the lily family, native to the western U.S., having showy, bell-shaped flowers: the state flower of Utah.

  2. its edible root.

Origin of sego lily

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

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

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