panther lily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n panther lily lily of western United States having orange-red to crimson maroon-spotted flowers
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Usage

In poetry:

Your ring is frosted with rubies;
I was unhappy and you looked over the wall,
I saw your face among the crimson lilies;
There is no armour that a lover can buy,
And your hair is a panther's shadow.
"Ballade Of Muhammad Din Tilai" by Edward Powys Mathers