Definition of Victoria lily in English:

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Victoria lily


A tropical South American water lily that has gigantic floating leaves with raised sides.
  • Genus Victoria, family Nymphaeaceae: two species.
Example sentences
  • Matt has also been tremendously successful in growing the Victoria lilies here in Western New York.
  • There are also two species of Victoria lilies and various crosses of those that can be kept in larger ponds.
  • The Queen of Water Lilies, the magnificent Victoria lily, is very particular in her needs.

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Syllabification: Vic·to·ri·a lil·y

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