lily pad

the large, floating leaf of a water lily.

1805–15, Americanism Unabridged
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lily pad
any of the floating leaves of a water lily

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Word Origin & History

lily pad
1843, Amer.Eng., from lily + pad.
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Example sentences
Then the students jumped in place the number of times indicated on the lily pad.
In one of the daintiest the candleholder is a small pond lily supported by its grace fully curved stem upon a lily pad.
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