Victoria lily

noun a tropical South American water lily which has gigantic floating leaves with raised sides. [Genus Victoria: two species.]

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  • Victoria lily — Victoria Vic*to ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The {Victoria regia} is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • victoria lily — noun Usage: usually capitalized V Etymology: after Queen Victoria : victoria 2b …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victoria — Vic*to ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The {Victoria regia} is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Victoria cross — Victoria Vic*to ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The {Victoria regia} is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Victoria green — Victoria Vic*to ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The {Victoria regia} is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Victoria regia — Victoria Vic*to ri*a, n. [NL.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The {Victoria regia} is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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