Definition of lily of the valley in English:

lily of the valley

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noun

  • A European plant of the lily family, with broad leaves and arching stems of fragrant white bell-shaped flowers.
    • Genus Convallaria, family Liliaceae
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    • Lady Tamara carried a bouquet of garden roses in white and pale cream, white jasmine stephanotis and lily of the valley with myrtle leaves.
    • A folktale tells the story of a lily of the valley, a fragrant spring flower.
    • In shady parts of the garden, lily of the valley, woodruff, bluebells and variegated honesty are in flower.

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