liliaceous

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liliaceous

(ˌlɪlɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Liliaceae, a family of plants having showy flowers and a bulb or bulblike organ: includes the lily, tulip, and bluebell
[C18: from Late Latin līliāceus, from līlium lily]

lil•i•a•ceous

(ˌlɪl iˈeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. of or like the lily.
2. belonging to the lily family.
[1725–35; < Late Latin līliāceus. See lily, -aceous]
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Adj.1.liliaceous - of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Liliaceae