[ woh-kuh s ]
/ ˈwoʊ kəs /
a yellow pond lily, Nuphar polysepalum, of northwestern North America, having heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped flowers.
Origin of wocas
1875–80, Americanism; earlier, its seeds < Klamath wokas; compare woksʔam the name of the plant
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