Pond lily
Pond Pond, n. [Probably originally, an inclosed body of water, and the same word as pound. See {Pound} an inclosure.] A body of water, naturally or artificially confined, and usually of less extent than a lake. ``Through pond or pool.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Pond hen} (Zo["o]l.), the American coot. See {Coot} (a) .

{Pond lily} (Bot.), the water lily. See under {Water}, and Illust. under {Nymph[ae]a}.

{Pond snail} (Zo["o]l.), any gastropod living in fresh-water ponds or lakes. The most common kinds are air-breathing snails (Pulmonifera) belonging to Limn[ae]a, Physa, Planorbis, and allied genera. The operculated species are pectinibranchs, belonging to {Melantho}, {Valvata}, and various other genera.

{Pond spice} (Bot.), an American shrub ({Tetranthera geniculata}) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves, and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia to Florida.

{Pond tortoise}, {Pond turtle} (Zo["o]l.), any freshwater tortoise of the family {Emydid[ae]}. Numerous species are found in North America. [1913 Webster]


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  • pond lily — ☆ pond lily n. WATERLILY …   English World dictionary

  • pond lily — noun a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions • Syn: ↑water nymph, ↑fragrant water lily, ↑Nymphaea odorata • Hypernyms: ↑water lily • Member Holonyms: ↑N …   Useful english dictionary

  • pond-lily — margoji lūgnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lūgninių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Nuphar variegata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nuphar variegata angl. pond lily; variegated yellow pond lily pranc. grand nénuphar jaune… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pond-lily — lūgnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lūgninių (Nymphaeaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Nuphar). atitikmenys: lot. Nuphar angl. yellow pond lily; pond lily; spatterdock vok. Mummel; Nixenblume; Teichrose rus. кубышка lenk. grążel …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • pond lily — pond′ lil′y n. pln water lily • Etymology: 1740–50, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pond lily — noun Date: 1748 water lily …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pond lily — any of several water lilies, as the common water lily, Nymphaea odorata, or the spatterdock. [1740 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • variegated yellow pond-lily — margoji lūgnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Lūgninių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Nuphar variegata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Nuphar variegata angl. pond lily; variegated yellow pond lily pranc. grand nénuphar jaune… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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