Meaning of tiger lily

ti'ger lil"y

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a lily, Lilium lancifolium (or tigrinum), having dull-orange flowers spotted with black and small bulbs or bulbils in the axils of the leaves.
  2. any lily, esp. L. pardalinum, of similar coloration.
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