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Meaning of SWORD LILY

Pronunciation:  sowrd 'lilee

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  2. [n]  any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
 
 Synonyms: flag, fleur-de-lis, gladiola, gladiolus, iris
 
 See Also: bearded iris, beardless iris, blue flag, bulbous iris, dwarf iris, English iris, genus Gladiolus, genus Iris, gladdon, gladdon iris, iridaceous plant, Iris cristata, Iris foetidissima, Iris persica, Iris pseudacorus, Iris verna, Iris versicolor, Iris virginica, Iris xiphioides, Persian iris, roast beef plant, southern blue flag, stinking gladwyn, stinking iris, vernal iris, yellow flag, yellow iris, yellow water flag

 

 

 

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