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  • n. Any of a group of low-growing, grasslike perennials of the genera Liriope and Ophiopogon that are often used in landscaping for ground cover.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Asiatic perennial tufted herb (Liriope muscari) with grasslike evergreen foliage and clusters of dark mauve grapelike flowers; grown as ground cover.

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  • n. Asiatic perennial tufted herb with grasslike evergreen foliage and clusters of dark mauve grapelike flowers; grown as ground cover

Etymologies

lily +‎ turf, a coinage of the 1920s. (Wiktionary)

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  • li⋅ri⋅o⋅pe . Pronounced luh-rahy-uh-pee
    Any of several plants belonging to the genus Liriope, of the lily family, having tufted, grasslike leaves and clusters of small bluish or white flowers. Also called liriope and mondo grass.

    January 19, 2009