from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The type genus of the Liliaceae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the order Liliaceæ, belonging to the tribe Tulipeæ, distinguished from the related genera by the versatile anthers.

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  • n. type genus of Liliaceae


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  • Unique successor of St Peter in his time or not, Urban VIII lilium et rosa is one of my favourites.

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