spatterdock


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spat·ter·dock

 (spăt′ər-dŏk′)
n.
Any of several North American water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having globe-shaped yellow flowers.

spatterdock

(ˈspætəˌdɒk)
n
(Plants) a yellow water lily

spat•ter•dock

(ˈspæt ərˌdɒk)

n.
any of various water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having yellow flowers, esp. N. advena, of the eastern U.S.
[1805–15, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spatterdock - common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowersspatterdock - common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
genus Nuphar, Nuphar - spatterdocks
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2: You also will love the battle that follows, unless the snakehead bores through six bales of coontail, a quarter-acre of spatterdock, and a sunken section of pipe before it breaks you off.
A band of vegetation made up of maidencane, cypress, spatterdock, and bulrush grows along the shoreline.
cinerea habitat, with bald cypress (Taxodium distichum), buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) and mats of spatterdock (Nuphar advena).