lily pad


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lily pad

n.
One of the floating leaves of a water lily.

lily pad

n
(Plants) any of the floating leaves of a water lily

lil′y pad`


n.
the large, floating leaf of a water lily.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Noun1.lily pad - floating leaves of a water lilylily pad - floating leaves of a water lily  
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
pad - the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
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Caption: The writer wades in to untangle light braided line from lily pad stems.
Flavorings include sliced pickles, a lily pad of lettuce and an orange-coral-colored remoulade flecked with spices.
Thumbelina by Norwich Puppet Theatre promises a delightful live production for children aged two to seven and tells the tale of a girl so small she could float on a lily pad and ride on the back of a dragonfly.
His typical style is to start with assertion "A," slide over with nary a word of warning to "B," throw in some unrelated "C" and we're supposed to be dazzled by an argument that jumps, frog-like from lily pad to lily pad.
She had already set up a business called Little Lily Pad, selling handmade family gifts after struggling to find items with Darcie's name on it.
This strategy is no more resolute than a lily pad, and our generals know it.
Writers have had to rejig the storyline so that froggy Harry takes centre stage - or lily pad, while illustrators have had to remove Zayn's frog altogether.
Tad follows Dad everywhere, preferring Dad's lily pad to his own cozy pondweeds.
Jumping from one lily pad to another is easier when you leap to a kindred pad in the same pond, industry or occupation.
In the days before our arrival, he'd found big bass staging around lily pad rhizomes and maidencane patches in 3 to 4 feet water.
The company will continue to introduce everyday as well as seasonal product, such as the snowflake lid it offered for a limited time in August and its best-selling medium-sized lily pad lid.
When I use it I am as serene as Buddha floating on a lily pad - well, mostly that serene, unless something goes awry.