wocas

or wo·kas

[woh-kuh s]

noun

a yellow pond lily, Nuphar polysepalum, of northwestern North America, having heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped flowers.

Nearby words

  1. wobblingly,
  2. wobbly,
  3. wobegone,
  4. woburn,
  5. woburn abbey,
  6. wodehouse,
  7. wodehouse, p. g.,
  8. woden,
  9. wodge,
  10. wodzislaw slaski

Sometimes wo·kus.

Origin of wocas

1875–80, Americanism; earlier, its seeds < Klamath wokas; compare woksʔam the name of the plant

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