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lily

a common name for many plants in the family Liliaceae, many of them poisonous. In cases where such plants are suspected of causing poisoning it is probably safest to assume that they are. See also gloriosa, arum.

lily-of-the-valley
lily-of-the-valley tree
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When they were half-way across Lily let the nut fall into the water, and immediately a large nut-tree arose from the sea, whereon the griffin rested for a while, and then carried them safely home.
Thus then it came about, my father, that I, Mopo, believing my daughter Nada to be dead, little guessed that it was she who was named the Lily in the kraals of the Halakazi, and whom Dingaan the king desired for a wife.
Now after I had thwarted him in this matter of the sending of an impi to pluck the Lily from the gardens of the Halakazi, Dingaan learned to hate me.
The main attraction of this year's Calla Lily Festival at Zhuzihu in the Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei will be the combination of music concerts and landscape beauty, according to Taipei City's Department of Economic Development (DOED).
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com)-- Lily Lisa, known throughout the world and Hollywood as Lucky Lily, graciously accepted the 2016 Art 4 Peace Award for the tireless work she has done to bring attention to those less fortunate.
Sixteen-year-old narrator Lily Michaels-Ryan has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Lily is a young girl who is hoping to put all the madness of the previous summer behind her.
Vets Now treats around three cats a week for lily toxicity and there is often a rise in cases around Easter.
Lily Allen has dropped the biggest hint yet that she is getting a divorce.
One day, Jane accompanied Lily and her father, William, on one of William's botanical expeditions.