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Lily vs. Jasmine

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Lilynoun

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

Jasminenoun

Any of several plants, of the genus Jasminum, mostly native to Asia, having fragrant white or yellow flowers.

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.

Jasminenoun

The perfume obtained from these plants.

Lilynoun

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

Jasminenoun

Any of several unrelated plants having a similar perfume.

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Lilynoun

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

Jasminenoun

A yellow colour.

Lilynoun

A royal spade in auction bridge.

Jasminenoun

A shrubby plant of the genus Jasminum, bearing flowers of a peculiarly fragrant odor. The Jasminum officinale, common in the south of Europe, bears white flowers. The Arabian jasmine is Jasminum Sambac, and, with Jasminum angustifolia, comes from the East Indies. The yellow false jasmine in the Gelseminum sempervirens (see Gelsemium). Several other plants are called jasmine in the West Indies, as species of Calotropis and Faramea.

Lilynoun

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

Jasminenoun

any of several shrubs and vines of the genus Jasminum chiefly native to Asia

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Lilyadjective

White (as a racial epithet).

Jasminenoun

an Old World shrub or climbing plant which is popular as an ornamental and bears fragrant white, pink, or yellow flowers.

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.

Jasminenoun

used in names of other shrubs or climbers with fragrant flowers, e.g. Cape jasmine, yellow jasmine.

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.

Jasmine

Jasmine (taxonomic name Jasminum YASS-min-əm) is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae). It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia and Oceania.

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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

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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