Definition of Tiger lily

1. Noun. East Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals.

Exact synonyms: Devil Lily, Kentan, Lilium Lancifolium
Generic synonyms: Lily



2. Noun. Lily of southeastern United States having cup-shaped flowers with deep yellow to scarlet recurved petals.
Exact synonyms: Leopard Lily, Lilium Catesbaei, Pine Lily
Generic synonyms: Lily

Definition of Tiger lily

1. Noun. A bulbous flowering plant, ''Lilium lancifolium'', with a large spectacular flower and a edible bulb. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiger Lily

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Literary usage of Tiger lily

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1. Through the Looking-glass by Lewis Carroll (2007)
""Put your hand down, and feel the ground," said the Tiger-lily. ... "In most gardens," the Tiger-lily said, "they make the beds too soft—so that the flowers ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"The name of "tiger lily" belongs by rights to Lilium tigrinum but it is often ... The real "tiger lily" is occasionally found as an escape in our region. ..."

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