sego lily


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. segmentize,
  2. segni,
  3. segni, antonio,
  4. segno,
  5. sego,
  6. segor,
  7. segovia,
  8. segovia, andrés,
  9. segreant,
  10. segregable

Origin of sego lily

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15

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