Definition of Devil lily

1. Noun. East Asian perennial having large reddish-orange black-spotted flowers with reflexed petals.

Exact synonyms: Kentan, Lilium Lancifolium, Tiger Lily
Generic synonyms: Lily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devil Lily

devil's shoulders
devil's strip
devil's tongue
devil's turnip
devil's urn
devil's walking stick
devil's weed
devil bird
devil birds
devil dog
devil dogs
devil is in the details
devil lily (current term)
devil nettle
devil ray
devil screecher
devil sticks
devil strip
devil take the hindmost
devil tree
devil worshiper
deviled egg

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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