from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spring-blooming plant (Fritillaria imperialis) of the Lily family, having at the top of the stalk a cluster of pendent bell-shaped flowers surmounted with a tuft of green leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A liliaceous garden-plant, Fritillaria imperialis, cultivated for its beautiful flowers. Also called crown-thistle.
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