water chinquapin


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water chinquapin

n.
The North American lotus (Nelumbo lutea).
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water chinquapin

n
(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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Noun1.water chinquapin - water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seedswater 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
genus Nelumbo, Nelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses
2.water chinquapin - edible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin
edible seed - many are used as seasoning
American lotus, Nelumbo lutea, water chinquapin, yanquapin - water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
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