Definition of Martagon

1. Noun. Lily with small dull purple flowers of northwestern Europe and northwestern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Lilium Martagon, Turk's-cap
Generic synonyms: Lily



Definition of Martagon

1. n. A lily (Lilium Martagon) with purplish red flowers, found in Europe and Asia.

Definition of Martagon

1. Noun. A Eurasian lily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Martagon

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Martagon

1. A lily (Lilium Martagon) with purplish red flowers, found in Europe and Asia. Origin: Cf. F. & Sp. Martagon, It. Martagone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Martagon

marsupial notch
marsupial rat
marsupialia
marsupialisation
marsupialization
marsupializations
marsupials
marsupian
marsupians
marsupiate
marsupion
marsupite
marsupites
marsupium
mart
martagon (current term)
martagons
marted
martel
martel de fer
marteline
martelines
martellato
martelled
martello
martello tower
martellos
martels
martels de fer
martemper

Literary usage of Martagon

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"... and infection experiments were made which proved successful. 7. Demonstration of Vermiform Nuclei in the Fertilised Embryo-Sac of Lilium martagon. ..."

2. Lilies for English Gardens: A Guide for Amateurs. Compiled from Information by Gertrude Jekyll (1903)
"LILIUM martagon (EUROPE, ASIA), martagon martagon LILY A very old garden flower, and, though not bright of colour, always a favourite ; indeed one can ..."

3. Notes on Lilies and Their Culture by Alexander Wallace (1879)
"L. martagon.—Another extremely variable plant, bearing white, red, purple, nearly black, and yellowish flowers on conical spikes, the bulbs of all the forms ..."

4. Proceedings by Durham (England). Philosophical Society (1907)
"Material was collected in the summer of 1904 from a plant of Turk's Head Lily (Lilium martagon, Linn.) for the sake of the large stamens and ovaries which, ..."

5. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"Lilium pubescens is a variety of martagon, with pubescent leaves and stem ... Dark purple; height four feet; a native of Germany, j Lilium martagon ..."

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