Definition of Lily of the Nile

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Agapanthus having umbels of showy blue to purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Agapanthus
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Agapanthus
Specialized synonyms: African Lily, African Tulip, Agapanthus Africanus, Blue African Lily



Definition of Lily of the Nile

1. Noun. ''Agapanthus praecox'', a plant species in the family ''Alliaceae''. ¹

2. Noun. ''Zantedeschia aethiopica'', a plant species in the family ''Araceae''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lily Of The Nile

lilos
lilt
lilted
lilting
liltingly
liltingness
liltingnesses
lilts
lily
lily-livered
lily-of-the-valley
lily-of-the-valley tree
lily-white
lily family
lily of the Incas
lily of the Nile (current term)
lily of the valley
lily pad
lily pads
lily turf
lilylike
lilypad
lilypads
lilyturf
lilyturfs
lilywort
lilyworts
lim inf
lim infs
lim naea

Literary usage of Lily of the Nile

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1. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... often popularly called 'lily of the Nile," was formerly included in this genus, and is often still called Calla. Callander, a Perthshire village on the ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Among these are Agapanthus (African Lily, Lily-of-the-Nile) ; Aletris (Colic Root), native; Allium (Onion, Chives, Ci ves, Garlic, Leek, Shallot), ..."

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