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water-chinkapin

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The American nelumbo, Nelumbo lutea, or primarily its edible nut-like seed: so named from the resemblance of the seeds to chinkapins. They are borne immersed in pits in the large top-shaped receptacle. Also wankapin, yoncopin.

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