From Middle Dutch lilie, lēlie, from Old Dutch līlia, lilia, from Late Latin līlia, the plural of Latin līlium that was reinterpreted as a singular form.
- IPA(key): /ˈleːli/
- Hyphenation: le‧lie
lelie f (plural lelies or leliën, diminutive lelietje n)
- (botany) lily
- (heraldry) fleur-de-lis, although botanically an iris