Synonyms
Etymology

1. lily

noun. ['ˈlɪli'] any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers.

Synonyms

  • Lilium lancifolium
  • devil lily
  • wild yellow lily
  • mountain lily
  • Lilium candidum
  • panther lily
  • Bermuda lily
  • Turk's-cap
  • Annunciation lily
  • white trumpet lily
  • tiger lily
  • Lilium canadense
  • Lilium auratum
  • white lily
  • Lilium
  • wild meadow lily
  • Lilium longiflorum
  • Madonna lily
  • wood lily
  • Turk's cap-lily
  • Canada lily
  • Lilium superbum
  • leopard lily
  • Lilium catesbaei
  • liliaceous plant
  • kentan
  • martagon
  • genus Lilium
  • Lilium martagon
  • Lilium columbianum
  • Columbia tiger lily
  • coast lily
  • Easter lily
  • Oregon lily
  • Michigan lily
  • Lent lily
  • Lilium maritinum
  • Lilium pardalinum
  • pine lily
  • Lilium philadelphicum
  • Lilium michiganense

Etymology

  • lilie (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lilia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lily

  • alfavilli
  • fusilli
  • chantilly
  • vassily
  • vanilli
  • camilli
  • twilley
  • swilley
  • stilley
  • smyly
  • smylie
  • smillie
  • smilie
  • grilli
  • frilly
  • friley
  • crilly
  • crilley
  • briley
  • achille
  • wyllie
  • willy
  • willie
  • willi
  • willey
  • villi
  • tilly
  • tillie
  • tilley
  • silly

How do you pronounce lily?

Pronounce lily as ˈlɪli.

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Sentences with lily


1. Adverb
The most traditional and most popular plant to send for a funeral is the peace lily or peace plant.

2. Noun, singular or mass
No fooling around here: The peace lily plant is a top choice for April.

Quotes about lily


1. I didn't know you had a girlfriend, Griggs."Anson Choi feigns surprise. "What's her name?""I didn't actually catch her name,"Griggs continues."Lily,"Raffaela says over her shoulder and this time I give her a sideways look."Great to know that I'm in love with a girl with a cool name.""It's Taylor's middle name,"Raffaela calls back again.
- Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

2. Faith and science, I have learned, are two sides of the same coin, separated by an expanse so small, but wide enough that one side can't see the other. They don't even know they're connected. Father and Lily were two sides of the same coin, I've decided, and maybe I am the space in between.
- Mary E. Pearson, The Adoration of Jenna Fox

3. in this case, a mother, noted for her beauty, might be reduced to a purple shadow... (Tansley to Lily on her painting of the house & grounds)
- Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

2. Saint-Bernards-lily

noun. southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anthericum
  • genus Anthericum
  • liliaceous plant

3. St.-Bruno's-lily

noun. a variety of spiderwort.

Synonyms

  • Paradisea liliastrum
  • spiderwort

4. Turk's_cap-lily

noun. lily of the eastern United States with orange to red maroon-spotted flowers.

Synonyms

  • Lilium superbum
  • lily

5. blackberry-lily

noun. garden plant whose capsule discloses when ripe a mass of seeds resembling a blackberry.

Synonyms

  • leopard lily
  • genus Belamcanda
  • Belamcanda chinensis
  • Belamcanda

6. Turks_cap-lily

noun. lily of the eastern United States with orange to red maroon-spotted flowers.

Synonyms

  • Lilium superbum
  • lily

7. lily-livered

adjective. easily frightened.

Synonyms

  • white-livered
  • fearful
  • yellow
  • chickenhearted
  • chicken
  • cowardly

Antonyms

  • courage
  • unafraid
  • noble
  • bold

8. lily-white

adjective. of a pure white color.

Synonyms

  • neutral

Antonyms

  • united
  • joint

9. lily-white

adjective. restricted to whites only.

Synonyms

  • segregated
  • white

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • black
  • colorful

10. Saint-Bernard's-lily

noun. southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anthericum
  • genus Anthericum
  • liliaceous plant
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