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day·lil·y

or day lily  (dā′lĭl′ē)
n.
Any of various perennial plants of the genus Hemerocallis, native to Eurasia and widely cultivated for their large colorful flowers, which remain open for only one day. Also called hemerocallis.

day′lil`y

or day′ lil′y,



n.
any lily of the genus Hemerocallis, having short-lived yellow, orange, or red flowers.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daylily - any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a daydaylily - any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hemerocallis, Hemerocallis - east Asian rhizomatous clump-forming perennial herbs having flowers on long leafless stalks; cosmopolitan in cultivation: day lilies; sometimes placed in subfamily Hemerocallidaceae
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