Definitions

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  • noun US, regional A large yellow water lily (Nuphar polysepala) found in the northwestern United States.
  • noun US, regional The seeds of this water lily, eaten by the Klamath and others.

Etymologies

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From the Klamath-Modoc word for the plant's seeds, wokas.

Examples

  • Bad pig-ignorant Westerners seek cheap spiritual flavouing but poo' exploited local wokas shit all over the renewal of their wedding vows.

    The Guardian World News

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