Candock
Candock Can"dock . [Prob. fr. can + dock (the plant). Cf. G. kannenkraut horsetail, lit. ``canweed.''] (Bot.) A plant or weed that grows in rivers; a species of {Equisetum}; also, the yellow frog lily ({Nuphar luteum}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Candock — may refer to:*Horsetail *Water Lily …   Wikipedia

  • candock — ˈkanˌdäk noun ( s) Etymology: can (III) + dock (plant); from its docklike leaves and flagon shaped capsules : any of several water lilies: as a. : a yellow flowered European water lily (Nuphar luteum) …   Useful english dictionary

  • candock — can·dock …   English syllables

  • Nuphar luteum — Candock Can dock . [Prob. fr. can + dock (the plant). Cf. G. kannenkraut horsetail, lit. canweed. ] (Bot.) A plant or weed that grows in rivers; a species of {Equisetum}; also, the yellow frog lily ({Nuphar luteum}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water can — Wa ter can (Bot.) Any one of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel. See {Nuphar}, and cf. {Candock}. Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equisetum — Horsetail redirects here. For other uses, see Horse tail (disambiguation). Equisetaceae Temporal range: Late Mesozoic [1] to Recent …   Wikipedia

  • dock — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dockage, mooring; berth, wharf, pier, slip, quay; anchorage, marina, boat or ship s basin; dry dock, jetty; harbor, haven, prisoner s dock, witness stand. See abode. v. cut, trim, curtail, reduce,… …   English dictionary for students

  • brandy-bottle — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from the shape of the seed vessel dialect England : candock a …   Useful english dictionary

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