tiger lily


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tiger lily

n.
1. A lily (Lilium lancifolium) native to China, having large black-spotted reddish-orange flowers with reflexed petals and purplish bulbils in the leaf axils, widely planted as an ornamental.
2. Any of several similar lilies.
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tiger lily

n
1. (Plants) a lily plant, Lilium tigrinum, of China and Japan, cultivated for its flowers, which have black-spotted orange reflexed petals
2. (Plants) any of various similar lilies
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ti′ger lil′y


n.
1. a lily, Lilium tigrinum, having dull orange flowers spotted with black.
2. any lily of similar coloration.
[1815–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiger lily - east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petalstiger lily - east Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
2.tiger lily - lily of southeastern United States having cup-shaped flowers with deep yellow to scarlet recurved petals
lily - any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers
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Bringing up the rear, the place of greatest danger, comes Tiger Lily, proudly erect, a princess in her own right.
"Ay, and the sound would have brought Tiger Lily's redskins upon us.
Cupcakes by Jo, Tiger Lily Boutique, Dee Valley Caravans and Senoritas all picked up accolades at the Scotland's Business Awards which took place in Glasgow at the Marriott Hotel.
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The Coastal Conservation League is relocating its Charleston office, moving into part of Tiger Lily florist's space on Spring Street.
Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily will receive millions from the estate of her late father who killed himself in November 1997.
The former wife of Bob Geldof had three daughters with the Boomtown Rats singer and a daughter called Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence.
"I don't believe in bedtime stories," boldly declares Peter, who escapes enslavement and gallivants through Neverland in the company of Hook, snivelling sidekick Smiegel (Adeel Akhtar) and feisty tribal princess Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara).
Peter teams up with a young James Hook (Garrett Hedlund) and native tribe princess Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) to defeat the evil pirate and restore freedom to Neverland.
Widower Thomas Cohen, 25, and Tiger Lily, 19, were spotted in the South of France where her adoptive father Bob recently married.
Michael Hutchence's only child Tiger Lily will reportedly be receiving almost nothing from him.