Fritillaria meleagris

Definitions of Fritillaria meleagris
  1. noun
    Eurasian checkered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and checkered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times; widely grown as an ornamental
    synonyms: checkered daffodil, guinea-hen flower, leper lily, snake's head fritillary
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    checkered lily, fritillary
    any liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
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