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Any of several North American water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having globe-shaped yellow flowers.
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(Plants) a yellow water lily
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any of various water lilies of the genus Nuphar, having yellow flowers, esp. N. advena, of the eastern U.S.
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|Noun||1.||spatterdock - 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
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