Guernsey lily

noun a nerine with large heads of pink lily-like flowers. [Nerine sarniensis.]

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  • Guernsey lily — Guern sey lil y (Bot.) A South African plant ({Nerine Sarniensis}) with handsome lilylike flowers, naturalized on the island of Guernsey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guernsey-lily — dailioji nerinė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Nerine sarniensis), paplitęs pietų Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nerine sarniensis angl. Guernsey lily šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • guernsey lily — noun Usage: usually capitalized G : a southern African bulbous plant (Nerine sarniensis) with bright red umbellate flowers that is naturalized on the island of Guernsey and widely cultivated as an ornamental …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guernsey lily — a bulbous plant, Nerine sarniensis, of the amaryllis family, native to southern Africa, having clusters of crimson flowers. [1655 65] * * * …   Universalium

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  • lily — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bulb, Lilium (Latin), fleur de lis; see flower 1 , plant . Varieties of lilies include: wood, meadow, Easter, Bermuda, Canada, canadense, superbum, golden banded, tiger, regal, Madonna, Annunciation, coral, Turk s cap, common …   English dictionary for students

  • Culture of Guernsey — Children on the Beach of Guernsey, 1883, by Pierre Auguste Renoir The culture of Guernsey is the culture of the island of Guernsey which has been shaped by its indigenous Norman language and traditions as well as French (especially Norman) and… …   Wikipedia

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