Definition of tiger lily in English:

tiger lily


  • A tall Asian lily which has orange flowers spotted with black or purple.

    "Lilium lancifolium or 'tigrinum'", family "Liliaceae"

    • ‘The tiger lily has played a very important role in the development of the Asiatic hybrids and other lilies.’
    • ‘We walked to the back of the garden, and once again, I found myself surrounded by my favorite flower, the tiger lily.’
    • ‘I looked at my desk and saw a beautiful orange tiger lily, my favorite flower.’
    • ‘Jordan reached out a hand tentatively to finger the large, vibrant tiger lily that lay amongst some greens in a small corsage box.’
    • ‘My favorite flowers are tiger lilies and pink roses.’