Definition of tiger lily in English:

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tiger lily

Pronunciation: /ˈtīɡər ˌlilē/


A tall lily that has orange flowers spotted with black or purple.
  • Lilium lancifolium (or tigrinum) , family Liliaceae.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: ti·ger lil·y

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