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(Plants) any of the plants, known as water lilies, that are members of the genus Nymphaea
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|Noun||1.||Nymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies|
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
fragrant water lily, Nymphaea odorata, pond lily, water nymph - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions
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