wild lily of the valley


noun

a low-growing woodland plant, Maianthemum canadense, of the lily family, native to northeastern North America, having a cluster of small white flowers.

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Also called Canada mayflower, false lily of the valley.

Origin of wild lily of the valley

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30
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