Definition of Turk's-cap lily in English:

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Turk's-cap lily


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A lily with orange flowers that resemble turbans due to the almost completely reflexed petals.
  • Lilium superbum, family Liliaceae.
Example sentences
  • This tuberous perennial is not a true lily, despite its resemblance to the Turk's-cap lily.
  • Because of its unique flower shape and sharply reflexed petals it is also known as the Turk's-cap lily.

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Syllabification: Turk's-cap lil·y

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