wood lily

wood lily
noun
1. lily of eastern North America having orange to orange-red purple-spotted flowers
Hypernyms: ↑lily
2. any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
Syn: ↑trillium, ↑wake-robin
Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Trillium

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noun
Etymology: Middle English wode lilie
1.
b. : a red-flowered lily (Lilium philadelphicum) of the eastern U.S. — called also red lily
c. : a plant of the genus Trillium
2. : a wintergreen (Pyrola minor)
3. : an Australian orchid (Dendrobium speciosum) with creamy fragrant flowers

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a lily, Lilium philadelphicum, of eastern North America, having orange-red flowers.
[1350-1400; ME: meadow saffron]

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wood lily,
= orangecup lily. (Cf.orangecup lily)

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