Water chestnut

Definition of Water chestnut

Wa´ter chest´nut
1.(Bot.) The fruit of Trapa natans and Trapa bicornis, Old World water plants bearing edible nutlike fruits armed with several hard and sharp points; also, the plant itself; - called also water caltrop.

Related Words

aquatic plant, caltrop, genus Trapa, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, Jesuits' nut, ling, ling ko, Trapa, Trapa bicornis, Trapa natans, water caltrop, water chestnut plant, water plant
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