Jacoban lily

Jac`o*b"an lil"y

(?). [See Jacobean.] (Bot.) A bulbous plant (Amaryllis formosissima syn. Sprekelia formosissima) from Mexico. It bears a single, large, deep, red, lilylike flower.
[Written also Jacobean.]

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Ja*co"be*an

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Ja*co"bi*an

(?), } a. [From L. Jacobus James. See 2d Jack.] Of or pertaining to James the First, of England, or of his reign or times; especially, pertaining to a style of architecture and decoration popular in the time of James I.; as, Jacobean writers. "A Jacobean table." C. L. Eastlake.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

 

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