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lily pad

noun
1.
the large, floating leaf of a water lily.
Origin of lily pad
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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  • The rest of the spectators kept close to the covert of grass tuft and lily pad.

    The House in the Water Charles G. D. Roberts
  • They upset old Grandfather Frog so that he fell off his lily pad.

    Old Mother West Wind Thornton W. Burgess
  • A nibble of grass, and she waded far out from shore to sip there; then back, with a nod to a lily pad, and a sip nearer the brook.

    Wilderness Ways William J Long
  • She found herself looking straight into those of the tiny frog, who still sat upon his lily pad in the duck pond.

    The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug Arthur Scott Bailey
  • She made no move to arise, but kept prodding a lily pad in the water beside her with one taper finger.

    Uncle Terry Charles Clark Munn
  • "Chug-a-rum," said old Grandfather Frog, climbing out of his lily pad.

    Old Mother West Wind Thornton W. Burgess
  • She couldn't see him climb out upon the lily pad again and gaze at her.

    The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Ross said, angrily pulling off a lily pad which had plastered against his face.

  • One of these was Grandfather Frog, who was sitting on his big, green, lily pad.

British Dictionary definitions for lily pad

lily pad

noun
1.
any of the floating leaves of a water lily
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