lily of the valley definition

  • noun:
    • A widely cultivated ornamental European plant (Convallaria majalis) having one-sided racemes of fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers.
    • A flowering plant, Convallaria majalis, with richly fragrant pendant bells.
    • a low perennial herb (Convallaria majalis), having a raceme of nodding, fragrant, white blossoms.
    • See Convallaria.
    • low-growing perennial plant having typically two big oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of little fragrant nodding bell-shaped plants followed by scarlet berries

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