Easter lily


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Easter lily

n.
Any of various lilies, especially Lilium longiflorum var. eximium, having large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring. Also called Bermuda lily.

Easter lily

n
(Plants) any of various lilies, esp Lilium longiflorum, that have large showy white flowers

Eas′ter lil′y


n.
any of several white-flowered lilies that are artificially brought into bloom in early spring, esp. Lilium longiflorum.
[1875]
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Noun1.Easter lily - tall lily have large white trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the springEaster lily - tall lily have large white trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
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But he showed what was described as his "deep-rooted prejudices" when he objected to others wearing the Easter Lily, to commemorate Ireland's patriot dead, in the Dail.
They boast the large and fragrant flowers of their Easter lily parent with the hardiness and sturdy stems of Asiatic lilies.
The most commonly found types that are known to be poisonous to cats include Easter lily, Tiger lily, Japanese show lily, Rubrum lily and Day lily.
Placed at Group 3 level, Sizzling was disappointing at Royal Ascot last week when she finished last behind stablemate Magic Wand in the Ribblesdale Stakes, while Easter Lily has failed to finish in the first three in five attempts this year.
That summer, along with my Easter lily that had also died back to a stub, I planted them in the garden where they received light, warmth and water.
SINN Fein are to press for Belfast City Council staff to be allowed to wear Easter lily badges.
Another aptly named plant is the beautiful Easter lily, lilium longiflorum.
David N Greta Miller So they'll ban the poppy which is a symbol of hope and remembrance of those whom died in World War I (on both sides), but never banned the Republic of Ireland wearing the Easter Lily earlier this year which is a symbol adopted by Republicans in Ireland to remember the lives that died fighting for the IRA?
Almost all varieties of lilies are highly toxic to cats, although the Easter lily, tiger lily, rubrum lily and Japanese lily - all of which are sold in Britain - are among the most lethal to felines.
BROOKINGS - You wouldn't know it when the gusts of autumn bring their chilling rain to the southwestern Oregon Coast, but this bustling little town of 6,500 is known to many as the Easter Lily Capital of the World.
Scripture is read (Matthew 28:1-10), a person leads prayer and children usually hold bouquets of fresh flowers, and/or pass out a single Easter lily to each attendee.