wood lily

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noun

a lily, Lilium philadelphicum, of eastern North America, having orange-red flowers.

Origin of wood lily

1350–1400; Middle English: meadow saffron
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Examples from the Web for wood lily

  • How impossible it would be to kindle a wood-lily on the cold, damp soil of April!

    The Fall of the Year|Dallas Lore Sharp