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spatterdock

[spat-er-dok] /ˈspæt ərˌdɒk/
noun
1.
any of various water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having globular yellow flowers and growing in lakes or sluggish streams, especially N. advena, of the eastern U.S.
Also called cow lily.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism; spatter + dock4
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