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wocas

[woh-kuh s] /ˈwoʊ kəs/
noun
1.
a yellow pond lily, Nuphar polysepalum, of northwestern North America, having heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped flowers.
Also, wokas, wokus.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; earlier, its seeds < Klamath wokas; compare woksʔam the name of the plant
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