Definition of daylily in English:

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daylily

Pronunciation: /ˈdāˌləlē/
(also day lily)

noun

A lily that bears large yellow, red, or orange flowers, each flower lasting only one day.
  • Genus Hemerocallis, family Liliaceae.
Example sentences
  • I pushed open the little gate and walked into the dooryard with the neatly mown grass bordered by lilacs and peonies and day lilies…
  • The day lilies in the ditch north of Five Corners are orange summer sentinels, fully at attention.
  • Farther north along Highway E, day lilies are in bloom.

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Syllabification: day·lil·y

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