[lil-yuh n] /ˈlɪl yən/
a female given name.
noun 1. the large plant family Liliaceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants growing from bulbs, corms, rhizomes, or tubers, having narrow, parallel-veined, usually basal leaves, often showy flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the aloe, asparagus, aspidistra, hyacinth, numerous species of lily, lily of the valley, trillium, and […]
noun 1. a harpoon whose head may be detached. noun 1. a harpoon, the head of which is detachable
[lil-ee-liv-erd] /ˈlɪl iˈlɪv ərd/ adjective 1. weak or lacking in courage; cowardly; pusillanimous. adjective 1. cowardly; timid adj. “cowardly,” 1605, in “Macbeth;” from lily (in its color sense of “pale, bloodless”) + liver (n.1), which was a supposed seat of love and passion. A healthy liver is typically dark reddish-brown.
[lil-ee-uh v-th uh-nahyl] /ˈlɪl i əv ðəˈnaɪl/ noun 1. a plant, Agapanthus africanus, of the amaryllis family, native to Africa, having large umbels of blue flowers.