Definition of Devil lily
1. Noun. East Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals.
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Literary usage of Devil lily
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1. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"... devil's-fingers, devil's-horse, and dev- il's-darning-needle. The tiger-lily is known in Japan by the equally fantastic name of Oni-yuri (devil- lily). ..."
2. A Japanese Miscellany by Lafcadio Hearn (1901)
"The tiger-lily is known in Japan by the equally fantastic name of Oni-yuri, or " Devil-lily." A species of coix is called Oni- ..."
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