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Noun: checkered daffodil
Usage: US (elsewhere: chequered daffodil)
  1. 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
    - snake's head fritillary, guinea-hen flower, leper lily, Fritillaria meleagris, chequered daffodil [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: checkered daffodils

Type of: checkered lily [US], fritillary

Encyclopedia: Checkered daffodil