: any of a genus (Nuphar) of water lilies having usually cordate leaves and typically yellow flowers
Examples of spatterdock in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe rain darkened the way, which heightened colors, like the lavender of pickerelweed blossoms and brilliant yellow of spatterdock flowers.
Kevin Spear, OrlandoSentinel.com, 1 June 2018
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