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Related to water chinquapin: American Chinquapin
The North American lotus (Nelumbo lutea).
(Plants) a North American aquatic plant, Nelumbo lutea, having large umbrella-shaped leaves, pale yellow flowers, and edible nutlike seeds: family Nelumbonaceae. Compare chinquapin
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|Noun||1.||water chinquapin - water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds|
water chinquapin - edible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
|2.||water chinquapin - edible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin|
edible seed - many are used as seasoning