Share this entry
Turk's-cap lily Syllabification: Turk's-cap lil·y

Definition of Turk's-cap lily in English:


Image of Turk's-cap lily
A lily with orange flowers that resemble turbans due to the almost completely reflexed petals.
  • Lilium superbum, family Liliaceae
Example sentences
  • 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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources