white water lily

noun

Definition of white water lily

: a white-flowered water lily of the genus Nymphaea (especially N. odorata) as distinguished from the yellow water lilies of the genus Nymphaea

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“White water lily.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20water%20lily. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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