Water rocket

Water rocket
Water rocket Wa"ter rock"et 1. (Bot.) A cruciferous plant ({Nasturtium sylvestre}) with small yellow flowers. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of firework to be discharged in the water. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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