yellow water lily

  1. any of several water lilies, as the spatterdock, Nuphar luteum, having yellow flowers.

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How to use yellow water lily in a sentence

  • “I have been told that your food is chiefly the roots of the common yellow water lily,” said Father Thrift.

    Father Thrift and His Animal Friends | Joseph Charles Sindelar
  • June 30, and again on July 2, young individuals were closely observed while feeding on the leaves of the yellow water lily.

  • And the witch flew on the leaf of a yellow water-lily till she came straight over the place where Dermat was.

    Celtic Tales | Louey Chisholm
  • They said that the yellow water-lily could be none other than their sister, who was not dead, but transformed by the magic ball.

  • The lily of golden hue, the yellow water-lily, is the Nuphar lutea of botanists.

    Everyday Objects | W. H. Davenport Adams

British Dictionary definitions for yellow water lily

yellow water lily

  1. an aquatic nymphaeaceous plant, Nuphar lutea, of Europe and N Asia, having floating heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers: Also called: brandy bottle

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