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lily pad

noun [C] uk   us  
the large, round-shaped leaf of the water lily that floats on the surface of water
Translations of “lily pad”
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡蓮的漂浮葉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡莲的漂浮叶…
(Definition of lily pad from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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