cow lily

noun

Origin:
1860–65, Americanism

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cow lily

noun
common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water [syn: spatterdock
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The shores of the pond are densely matted with floating leaves of cow lily, water shield, and pondweed.
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