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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…
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