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Meaning of WATER LILY

Pronunciation:  'wotur 'lilee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
 See Also: American lotus, aquatic plant, blue lotus, Brasenia schreberi, Cabomba caroliniana, cow lily, Egyptian water lily, European white lily, family Nymphaeaceae, fanwort, fragrant water lily, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, Indian lotus, lily pad, lotus, Nelumbo lutea, Nelumbo nucifera, Nuphar advena, Nuphar lutea, Nuphar sagittifolium, Nymphaea alba, Nymphaea caerulea, Nymphaea lotus, Nymphaea odorata, Nymphaea stellata, Nymphaeaceae, pond lily, sacred lotus, southern spatterdock, spatterdock, water chinquapin, water nymph, water plant, water-lily family, water-shield, water-target, white lily, white lotus, yanquapin, yellow pond lily, yellow water lily



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Wa"ter lil`y\ (Bot.)
A blossom or plant of any species of the genus Nymph[ae]a,
distinguished for its large floating leaves and beautiful
flowers. See {Nymph[ae]a}.

Note: The name is extended to various plants of other related
      genera, as {Nuphar}, {Euryale}, {Nelumbo}, and
      {Victoria}. See {Euryale}, {Lotus}, and {Victoria}, 1.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a water lily in your dream means grief, sorrow, and bereavement.