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Calla vs. Lily

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Callanoun

A marsh plant native to cooler areas throughout the northern hemisphere, Calla palustris, having pale green flowers in a white spathe.

Lilynoun

Any of several flowers in the genus Lilium of the family Liliaceae, which includes a great many ornamental species.

Callanoun

The calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica.

Lilynoun

Any of several species of herbaceous flower which may or may not resemble the genus Lilium in some way, and which are not closely related to it or each other.

Callanoun

A genus of plants, of the order Araceæ.

Lilynoun

(heraldry) The flower used as a heraldic charge; also commonly used to describe the fleur-de-lis.

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Callanoun

South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix

Lilynoun

The end of a compass needle that should point north, traditionally often ornamented with the figure of a lily or fleur-de-lis.

Callanoun

water arum

Lilynoun

A royal spade in auction bridge.

Calla

Calla (bog arum, marsh calla, wild calla, squaw claw, and water-arum) is a genus of flowering plant in the family Araceae, containing the single species Calla palustris.

Lilynoun

(cartomancy) The thirtieth Lenormand card, representing calmness and maturity.

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Lilyadjective

White (as a racial epithet).

Lilynoun

A plant and flower of the genus Lilium, endogenous bulbous plants, having a regular perianth of six colored pieces, six stamens, and a superior three-celled ovary.

Lilynoun

A name given to handsome flowering plants of several genera, having some resemblance in color or form to a true lily, as Pancratium, Crinum, Amaryllis, Nerine, etc.

Lilynoun

That end of a compass needle which should point to the north; - so called as often ornamented with the figure of a lily or fleur-de-lis.

‘But sailing further, it veers its lily to the west.’;

Lilynoun

A royal spade; - usually in pl. See Royal spade, below.

Lilynoun

any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers

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Lilynoun

a bulbous plant with large trumpet-shaped, typically fragrant, flowers on a tall, slender stem.

Lilynoun

short for water lily

Lilynoun

used in names of other plants with flowers or leaves similar to those of the lily, e.g. arum lily.

Lilynoun

a heraldic fleur-de-lis.

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