Definition of liliaceous in English:

liliaceous

Line breaks: lili|aceous
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪlɪˈeɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Botany
  • Relating to or denoting plants of the lily family (Liliaceae). These have elongated leaves which grow from a corm, bulb, or rhizome.

Origin

mid 18th century: from modern Latin Liliaceae (plural), based on Latin lilium 'lily', + -ous.

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