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water lily

noun

Simple Definition of water lily

  • : a plant that grows in water with round, floating leaves and large flowers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of water lily

  1. :  any of various aquatic plants (especially genera Nymphaea and Nuphar of the family Nymphaeaceae, the water-lily family) with floating leaves and usually showy flowers; broadly :  an aquatic plant (as a water hyacinth) with showy flowers

14th Century

First Known Use of water lily

14th century


WATER LILY Defined for Kids

water lily

noun

Definition of water lily for Students

  1. :  a water plant with rounded floating leaves and showy often fragrant flowers





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