lily pad

noun
|Updated on: 1 May 2018

Definition of lily pad

: a floating leaf of a water lily

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First Known Use of lily pad

1814

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LILY PAD Defined for English Language Learners

lily pad

Definition of lily pad for English Language Learners

  • : a large, floating leaf of a plant (called a water lily) that grows in the water of a pond or pool



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