HyperDic: fritillary

English > 2 senses of the word fritillary:
NOUNplantfritillary, checkered lilyany liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers
animalfritillarybutterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver
English > fritillary: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny liliaceous plant of the genus Fritillaria having nodding variously colored flowers.
Synonymcheckered lily
Member ofFritillaria, genus Fritillariafritillary
Narroweradobe lily, pink fritillary, Fritillaria plurifloraCalifornia herb with pinkish purple flowers
brown bells, Fritillaria micrantha, Fritillaria parvifloraCalifornia herb with brownish-purple or greenish bell-shaped flowers
crown imperial, Fritillaria imperialisEurasian herb with a cluster of leaves and orange-red bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem
mission bells, rice-grain fritillary, Fritillaria affinis, Fritillaria lanceolata, Fritillaria muticaherb of northwestern America having green-and-purple bell-shaped flowers
mission bells, black fritillary, Fritillaria bifloraherb of southwestern United States having dark purple bell-shaped flowers mottled with green
scarlet fritillary, Fritillaria recurvawestern United States herb with scarlet and yellow narrow bell-shaped flowers
snake's head fritillary, guinea-hen flower, checkered daffodil, leper lily, Fritillaria meleagrisEurasian 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
stink bell, Fritillaria agrestisA malodorous California herb with bell-shaped flowers
white fritillary, Fritillaria liliaceaeCalifornia herb with white conic or bell-shaped flowers usually tinged with green
Broaderbulbous plantplant growing from a bulb
Spanishfritilaria
Catalanfritil·lària
English > fritillary: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbutterfly with brownish wings marked with black and silver.
Narrowersilverspotbutterfly with silver spots on the underside of the hind wings
Broadernymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterflyMedium to large butterflies found worldwide / worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast

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