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Definition: Victoria lily
, n. [NL.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen
Victoria. The Victoria regia
is a native of Guiana and
Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five
feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches
high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a
diameter of nearly two feet.
2. A kind of low four-wheeled pleasure carriage, with a
calash top, designed for two persons and the driver who
occupies a high seat in front.
3. (Astron.) An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; --
called also Clio
4. One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a
slightly dished face and very erect ears.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, a bronze Maltese cross, awarded for valor
to members of the British army or navy. It was first
bestowed in 1857, at the close of the Crimean war. The
recipients also have a pension of [pounds]10 a year.
. (Chem.) See Emerald green
, under Green
(Bot.), the Victoria regia
. See def. 1,