Turk's-cap lily


Turk's-cap lily
/terrks"kap'/
either of two lilies, Lilum martagon or L. superbum, having nodding flowers with the perianth segments rolled backward. Also called Martagon lily.
[1785-95]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Turk's-cap lily — Lily Lil y (l[i^]l [y^]), n.; pl. {Lilies} (l[i^]l [i^]z). [AS. lilie, L. lilium, Gr. lei rion. Cf. {Flower de luce}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant and flower of the genus {Lilium}, endogenous bulbous plants, having a regular perianth of six colored pieces …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turk's cap lily — Turk s cap or Turk s cap lily noun The martagon lily (Lilium martagon), from the appearance of the rolled back petals of the nodding flower • • • Main Entry: ↑Turk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turk's-cap lily — [tʉrks′kap΄] n. any of various lilies having flowers whose petals and sepals are strongly recurved, resembling a rolled turban …   English World dictionary

  • Turk’s-cap lily — miškinė lelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Lilium martagon), paplitęs Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lilium martagon angl. martagon; martagon lily; purple Martagon lily; turban… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Turk's cap lily — kanadinė lelija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lelijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Lilium canadense), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lilium canadense angl. Canada lily; yellow lily; yellow bell lily; meadow… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Turk's-cap lily — Turk s′ cap lil′y n. pln either of two lilies, Lilum martagon or L. superbum, having nodding flowers with the perianth segments rolled backward • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • turk's-cap lily — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also turk s cap Usage: usually capitalized T : either of two lilies having nodding flowers with strongly revolute perianth segments: a. : a widely cultivated lily (Lilium martagon) with rather small dull purple flowers b. : an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turk's cap-lily — noun lily of the eastern United States with orange to red maroon spotted flowers • Syn: ↑Turk s cap, ↑Lilium superbum • Hypernyms: ↑lily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turk's-cap lily — n. (Botany) Lilium Martagon, martagon, martagon lily, decorative lily native to Europe and Asia with small pinkish purple spotted flowers; any of the two types of North American lilies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Turk's cap lily — noun another term for martagon lily …   English new terms dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.