Recent Examples of water lily from the Web
Give water lilies and bog plants a monthly feeding.
The forest is home to the 30-acre Great Pond known for its hundreds of water lilies that bloom in the summer like a life-size Monet painting.
To be sure, the metaphor breaks down a bit: Our politics is anything but a serene pastel landscape flanked by copious water lilies.
On the southern end of the pedestal is an Egyptian lotus, while the northern end features an American water lily.
Michelle wore a pale-pink blouse stenciled with water lilies.
Sunset lingers on the still waters of the Yellow Water Billabong as an evening cruise glides past water lilies slowly closing their vibrant blooms for the night.
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First Known Use of water lily
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Definition of water lily for English Language Learners
: a plant that grows in water with round, floating leaves and large flowers
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