HyperDic: water_chinquapin

English > 2 senses of the expression water chinquapin:
NOUNplantwater chinquapin, American lotus, yanquapin, Nelumbo luteawater lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
foodwater chinquapinedible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin
English > water chinquapin: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningwater lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds.
SynonymsAmerican lotus, yanquapin, Nelumbo lutea
Member ofNelumbo, genus Nelumbosometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae
Partswater chinquapinedible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin
Broaderwater lilyAn aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
Spanishyanquapin
Catalanyanquapin
English > water chinquapin: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningedible nutlike seeds of an American lotus having the flavor of a chinquapin.
Part ofwater chinquapin, American lotus, yanquapin, Nelumbo luteawater lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
Broaderedible seedMany are used as seasoning

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