Nuphar

noun Nu·phar \ ˈn(y)üfə(r) \

Definition of Nuphar

:a genus of water lilies (family Nymphaeaceae) having flowers with showy usually yellow sepals and minute petals that resemble stamens or scales, leaves with a deep sinus, and a cylindrical creeping rootstock — see spatterdock

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Origin and Etymology of nuphar

New Latin, from Arabic nūfar, short for naynūfar


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