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Definition 1: plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sword lily in the sense of this definition

(sword lily is a kind of ...) any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae

(... is a kind of sword lily ) similar to blue flag; the eastern United States

(... is a kind of sword lily ) a common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers; root formerly used medicinally

(... is a kind of sword lily ) low-growing spring-flowering American iris with bright blue-lilac flowers

(... is a kind of sword lily ) common yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivated

(... is a kind of sword lily ) bulbous iris native to Asia Minor cultivated for its pale lilac-colored flowers

(... is a kind of sword lily ) iris with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves; southern and western Europe and North Africa

(... is a kind of sword lily ) low-growing summer-flowering iris of northeastern United States

(... is a kind of sword lily ) any of various irises having a rootstock formed like a bulb

(... is a kind of sword lily ) any of numerous wild or cultivated irises having no hairs on the drooping sepals (the falls)

(... is a kind of sword lily ) any of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals)

(... is a kind of sword lily ) bulbous iris native to the Pyrenees; widely cultivated for its large delicate flowers in various colors except yellow

(... is a member of sword lily) large genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes

Definition 2: any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for sword lily in the sense of this definition

(sword lily is a kind of ...) any bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae

(... is a member of sword lily) gladiolas

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