American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An eastern Asian perennial (Lilium lancifolium) having large black-spotted reddish-orange flowers with reflexed petals and purplish bulbils in the leaf axils.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common garden lily, Lilium tigrinum, native in China, bearing nodding flowers with a reflexed perianth of a dull-orange color spotted with black (whence the name). It produces bulblets in the axils of the leaves. Its bulbs are used for food in China and Japan.
- n. A bulbous flowering plant, Lilium lancifolium, with a large spectacular flower and a edible bulb.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) Lilium tigrinum, the sepals of which are blotched with black.
- n. (Bot.) See under Lily.
- n. east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals
- n. lily of southeastern United States having cup-shaped flowers with deep yellow to scarlet recurved petals
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