candock

noun can·dock \ˈkanˌdäk\

Definition of candock

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several water lilies: such as a :  a yellow-flowered European water lily (Nuphar luteum) b :  the common white-flowered European water lily (Nymphaea alba) c :  spatterdock 1 d :  water chinquapin

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Origin and Etymology of candock

3can + dock (plant); from its docklike leaves and flagon-shaped capsules


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