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Noun: snake's head fritillary
  1. Eurasian chequered lily with pendant flowers usually veined and chequered with purple or maroon on a pale ground and shaped like the bells carried by lepers in medieval times; widely grown as an ornamental
    - guinea-hen flower, checkered daffodil [US], leper lily, Fritillaria meleagris, chequered daffodil [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: checkered lily [US], fritillary

Encyclopedia: Snake's head fritillary