Definition of Easter lily in English:

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Easter lily

noun

North American
A spring-flowering lily.
Example sentences
  • Not counting the Easter lily, the lilies that fit most peoples’ image of this flower are any of the Oriental types.
  • From Asiatic to Oriental lilies, from the tiger to the Easter lily, these stately, often perfumed flowers look best planted in abundance and mingled into the garden beds.
  • A friend had given us a beautiful Easter lily, two stems with four or five lilies on each, and more to come.

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Syllabification: Eas·ter lil·y

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