Entry from US English dictionary
A lily with orange flowers that resemble turbans due to the almost completely reflexed petals.
- Lilium superbum, family Liliaceae.
- 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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