Definition of Guernsey lily in English:

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Guernsey lily


A nerine with large heads of pink lilylike flowers. Native to South Africa, it has long been cultivated and was first described in Guernsey, England.
  • Nerine sarniensis, family Liliaceae (or Amaryllidaceae).
Example sentences
  • The Guernsey lily, N. sarniensis, makes clusters of 10 iridescent crimson flowers, also on 2-foot stalks.

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Syllabification: Guern·sey lil·y

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