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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An aquatic plant (Orontium aquaticum) of the eastern United States, having a clublike, golden-yellow spadix, small blue-green berries, and floating leaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. an aquatic plant (Orontium aquaticum), bearing a thick spike of minute yellow flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. aquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers


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