Definition of Checkered daffodil

1. Noun. Eurasian checkered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and checkered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times; widely grown as an ornamental.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Checkered Daffodil

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checkered adder
checkered daffodil (current term)
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Literary usage of Checkered daffodil

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1. Magazine of Natural History by Edward Charlesworth (1830)
"... and pendulous; the colour a red purple, checkered with paler purple or white; whence it has been called the chess-board flower, checkered daffodil, &c. ..."

2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"[Cult, in gardens are (b) F. imperialis L., Crown-imperial and (c) F. melea- gris L. of Europe, Guinea-hen flower, checkered daffodil, Snake'a-head, ..."

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