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Noun: white lily
  1. Lily of eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans with broad funnel-shaped white flowers
    - Madonna lily, Annunciation lily, Lent lily, Lilium candidum
  2. White Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians
    - lotus, white lotus, Egyptian water lily, Nymphaea lotus

Derived forms: white lilies

Type of: lily, water lily

Part of: genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea

Encyclopedia: White lily