Definition of mountain lily in US English:

mountain lily

noun

  • 1NZ. A plant with large, dark green leaves and white flowers, Ranunculus lyalli (family Ranunculaceae), native to southern New Zealand.

  • 2US. The sand lily, Leucocrinum montanum.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From mountain + lily.

Pronunciation

mountain lily

/ˌmaʊntɪn ˈlɪli/