Definition of Annunciation lily
1. Noun. Lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers.
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Literary usage of Annunciation lily
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1. The Shakespeare Garden by ESTHER. SINGLETON (1922)
"many old religious paintings of the Annunciation, the Angel Gabriel, appearing before the Virgin, usually holds the "annunciation lily," or "Madonna Lily" ..."
2. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1906)
"The awakened virgin sees before her the Archangel, a wonderfully beautiful and dignified figure, bearing to her the white, annunciation lily. ..."
3. Evolution in Italian Art by Grant Allen, J. W. Cruickshank (1908)
"... the common white garden lily—the annunciation lily, as it is still called in Italy. These are the chief necessary elements of the scene; other points, ..."
4. Shakespeare's Garden by James Harvey Bloom (1903)
"... L., the annunciation lily of the painters. It came to us originally from its native wilds in Turkey and Greece, but long before the time of Shakespeare ..."
5. Manual of Gardening: A Practical Guide to the Making of Home Grounds and the by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... are mentioned below: — L. candidum (annunciation lily). White; 3 to 4 feet high; it makes an autumn growth, and should, therefore, be planted in August; ..."