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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"Just what I wanted!" he exclaimed; and the receipt for the "Lily of the Valley Water" was instantly incorporated into Kidnapped.
A lily of the valley would be lovely even if it didn't smell, but it's more lovely because it has perfume.
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.
Encourage cottage native bluebells, lily of the valley and gold leaf ferns (Dryopteris affinis) which will spread happily once they feel at home.
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2 Lily of the Valley: Dogs who eat lily of the valley plants may show cardiac arrhythmias, decreased heart rates, and even seizures.
Scent for shade Lily of the valley love shade - and if planted now will quickly cover bare soil beneath trees and shrubs.
LILY OF THE VALLEY I SPOTTED this growing in the cracks between paving slabs at a friend's house this week.
PLANT of the week Convallaria majalis LILY OF THE VALLEY I spotted this growing in the cracks between paving slabs at a friend's house this week.
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