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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the aquatic genus Nymphæa (Nuphar); a coarse plant with yellow glo bular flowers, and large shining leaves floating or erect (more fully, yellow pond-lily; also yellow water-lily); spatterdock.
  • n. A plant of the American species of Castalia (Nymphæa). the white pond-lily, more properly called water-lily. See Nymphæa, 2.


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