Definition of Easter lily in English:

Easter lily

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  • A spring-flowering lily.
    • Genus Lilium, family Liliaceae: several species, in particular the tall, white-flowered Japanese lily L. longiflorum
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    • 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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