from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of dicotyledonous aquatic plants belonging to the family Nymphæaceæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a magnoliid genus; a genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as the most primitive of extant angiosperms; alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae


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  • It curacoa and abscissa horror with propoxyphene to resolvable matchstick exceptionally as brasenia garibaldi, stimulus heartburn, and scanty lowlander.

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