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Noun: cow lily  kaw'li-lee
  1. Common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water
    - spatterdock [N. Amer], yellow pond lily, Nuphar advena

Derived forms: cow lilies

Type of: water lily

Part of: genus Nuphar, Nuphar

Encyclopedia: Cow lily