Used since the sixteenth century, possibly originally a pet form of Elizabeth, but generally accepted as a variant of Late Latin lilium "lily".
Lilian Sentence Examples
Many cases are known in which the young batrachian enters the world in the perfect condition, as in the black salamander of the Alps (Salamandra atra), the cave salamander (Spelerpes fuscus), the caecilian Typhlonectes, and a number of frogs, such as Pipa, Rhinoderma, Hylodes, some Nototrema, Rana opisthodon, &c. A fairly complete bibliographical index to these cases and the most remarkable instances of parental care in tailless batrachians will be found in the interesting articles by Lilian V.
When Lilian died in 1935 Caroline erected a gravestone (pictured) with a very bold and unequivocal message to the world.
Dr. Lilian Thurman: And how did you feel, being denied these hungry, hungry, hungry hippos?
interrupted when they dash outside, Lilian first then Scott.
Special memories of a great nana, Gladys Lilian who passed away 2 years ago today.