Sentence Examples


  • We bought a lily and set it in a sunny window.
  • ASPHODEL (Asphodelus), a genus of the lily order (Liliaceae), containing seven species in the Mediterranean region.
  • Mythologically the white lily, Rosa Junonis, was fabled to have sprung from the milk of Hera.
  • "lily flower"), an heraldic device, very widespread in the armorial bearings of all countries, but more particularly associated with the royal house of France.
  • The conventional fleur-de-lis, as Littre says, represents very imperfectly three flowers of the white lily (Lilium) joined together, the central one erect, and each of the other two curving outwards.