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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several perennial Eurasian herbs of the genus Hemerocallis in the lily family, having often grasslike leaves and yellow, orange, or purplish lilylike flowers. Also called hemerocallis.

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  • n. Alternative form of daylily.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • any plant of a genus of plants (Hemerocallis) closely resembling true lilies, but having tuberous rootstocks instead of bulbs. The common species have long narrow leaves and either yellow or tawny-orange flowers, which often bloom for only one day.
  • A genus of plants (Funkia) differing from the last in having ovate veiny leaves, and large white or blue flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day
  • n. any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover

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