Meaning of royal water lily

roy'al wa'ter lil"y

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a water lily, Victoria amazonica (or V. regia), of the Amazon River and British Guiana, having floating leaves from three to six ft. (0.9 to 1.8 m) wide, the upturned margins from two to four in. (5 to 10 cm) high, and dull crimson flowers. Also called
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