Definition of tiger lily in English:

tiger lily

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noun

  • A tall Asian lily which has orange flowers spotted with black or purple.
    • Lilium lancifolium (or tigrinum), family Liliaceae
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    • We walked to the back of the garden, and once again, I found myself surrounded by my favorite flower, the tiger lily.
    • I looked at my desk and saw a beautiful orange tiger lily, my favorite flower.
    • The tiger lily has played a very important role in the development of the Asiatic hybrids and other lilies.

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