a Turk's-cap lily (Lilium martagon) having white or purple flowers
Origin of martagonMiddle English ; from French ; from Turkish martagān, a turban
A Eurasian lily (Lilium martagon) usually having pinkish-purple, spotted flowers. Also called Turk's-cap lily.
Origin of martagonMiddle English, from Medieval Latin; perhaps ultimately akin to Ottoman Turkish mārtağān, a kind of turban, martagon lily.