Definitions for day lily

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plantain lily, day lily(noun)

    any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover

  2. day lily, daylily(noun)

    any of numerous perennials having tuberous roots and long narrow bladelike leaves and usually yellow lily-like flowers that bloom for only a day

Webster Dictionary

  1. Day lily

    a genus of plants (Hemerocallis) closely resembling true lilies, but having tuberous rootstocks instead of bulbs. The common species have long narrow leaves and either yellow or tawny-orange flowers

  2. Day lily

    a genus of plants (Funkia) differing from the last in having ovate veiny leaves, and large white or blue flowers

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