lily of the valley


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lily of the valley

n. pl. lilies of the valley
A widely cultivated ornamental plant (Convallaria majalis) having one-sided racemes of fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers.

lily of the valley

n, pl lilies of the valley
(Plants) a small liliaceous plant, Convallaria majalis, of Eurasia and North America cultivated as a garden plant, having two long oval leaves and spikes of white bell-shaped flowers

lil′y of the val′ley



n., pl. lilies of the valley.
a plant, Convallaria majalis, of the lily family, having an elongated cluster of small, drooping, bell-shaped, fragrant white flowers.
[1555–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lily of the valley - low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berrieslily of the valley - low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Convallaria, genus Convallaria - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley
Translations
konvalinka
liljekonval
kielo
muguetkielo
đurđica
ドイツスズラン
은방울꽃
liljekonvalj
cây hoa lan chuông

lily of the valley

nmughetto

lily of the valley

زِنْبَقُ الوَادِي konvalinka liljekonval Maiglöckchen άνθεμις muguete kielo muguet đurđica mughetto ドイツスズラン 은방울꽃 lelietje-van-dalen liljekonvall konwalia lírio-do-vale ландыш liljekonvalj ดอกไม้ชื่อลิลลี่ออฟเดอะแวลลี่ มีสีขาวมีกลิ่นหอม inci çiçeği cây hoa lan chuông 铃兰
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It was a lily of the valley, whose tall stem formed the mast, while the broad leaves that rose from the roots, and drooped again till they reached the water, were filled with gay little Elves, who danced to the music of the silver lily-bells above, that rang a merry peal, and filled the air with their fragrant breath.
A lily of the valley would be lovely even if it didn't smell, but it's more lovely because it has perfume.
and Baguio Benguet Provincial Director Angela Gabriel led the official launching of the farm school at the Lily of the Valley Farm in Sitio Ampasit, barangay Puguis here last Thursday(June 15).
EACH delicate arching stem of lily of the valley or Convallaria majalis, carries white bell-shaped blooms that are known as fairy cups, which have a powerful, timeless fragrance.
The lily of the valley is also dangerous as it can cause an irregular heartbeat in cats when eaten.
THE BOLD BOUQUETS CENTRED around flowers that can really hold their own - namely rose and lily of the valley - these unapologetically bold fragrances are lifted with fruity notes and rich, woody bases.
Once you've started planting lily of the valley, snowdrops, colchicums and narcissi, you can't just leave them to get on with it.
THE DARK HORSE A delicate floral threesome - rose, carnation and lily of the valley - is elevated to heady new heights by liquorice and fig in MOR's deeply enveloping Rosa Noir Eau de Parfum, PS39 for 100ml (www.
The retailer said it will offer the fragrances of Apollo Hyacinth, Regal Tuberose, Fragile Violet, Virgin Lily of the Valley, Thorns Rose, Celestial Jasmine, Velvet Lavender and Sultry Rose, both in-store and online.
Other members of the daffodil and lily family will do - agapanthus, hyacinths, lily of the valley and tulips.
HEATHCOTE & IVORY LILY OF THE VALLEY HAND BALM BAUBLE, PS3, JOHN LEWIS Hang this bauble on a tree or make it a Secret Santa gift.
Asking him to stop only seemed to encourage him so the ladies bided their time and, on the next occasion he let rip, the ladies surrounded him and sprayed him liberally with lily of the valley air freshener - he never repeated his obnoxious behaviour and harmonious working relations were restored.