sand lily


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sand lily

n.
A low-growing plant (Leucocrinum montanum) of the western United States, having grasslike leaves and fragrant, white, star-shaped flowers.

sand′ lil′y


n.
a small, stemless lily, Leucocrinum montanum, of the western U.S., having white, fragrant flowers.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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They own a 45-acre island in the Bahamas where Johnny moors his 156ft yacht and has named the stretch of golden sand Lily Rose Beach.