pond lily


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Related to pond lily: Nuphar lutea, lily pad

pond lily

pond lily

n
(Plants) another name for waterlily

pond′ lil′y


n.
water lily.
[1740–50, Amer.]
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Noun1.pond lily - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the waterpond lily - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
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CELEBRITY antiques experts Christina Trevanion and Timothy Medhurst discovered what could be a rare Pond Lily Tiffany lampshade at an event in Tattenhall that could fetch up to PS500,000 at auction.
They did notice that every once in a while, one of their colony, clinging to the stem of a pond lily climbed up gradually and moved out of sight and was seen no more.
Visit, too, the nearby Pond Lily Trail and Watergarden Trails to make quality time with Mom as easy as a lazy stroll.