Martagon meaning

mär'tə-gən
A Eurasian lily (Lilium martagon) usually having pinkish-purple, spotted flowers.
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A Turk's-cap lily (Lilium martagon) having white or purple flowers.
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Origin of martagon

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin perhaps ultimately akin to Ottoman Turkish mārtağān a kind of turban, martagon lily
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Ultimately from Turkish martagan
    From Wiktionary