Definition of Lily pad

1. Noun. Floating leaves of a water lily.

Group relationships: Water Lily
Generic synonyms: Pad

Definition of Lily pad

1. Noun. The round leaf of a water lily, which floats on the surface of the water. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lily Pad

lily-of-the-valley tree
lily family
lily of the Incas
lily of the Nile
lily of the valley
lily pad (current term)
lily pads
lily turf
lim inf
lim infs
lim naea
lim pei
lim sup

Literary usage of Lily pad

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. In the Rainforest by Debby De Pauw, Depauw, Gary Shipman (1993)
"The child is the "frog" and must hop to the correct lily pad. ... Jump" as the child hops to the lily pad. A new "frog" is selected and the game continues. ..."

2. Math Games and Centers by Alfred Morgan, Jo Ellen Moore (1998)
"Show one frog at a time and ask "Can you find my lily pad?" Students count the flies ... The child with the lily pad matching the number on the frog lays it ..."

3. Circle Time Activities by Martha C. Cheney (1998)
"Ask a child to come up and put one frog on each lily pad. Lead the group in a discussion including the following questions: "How many frogs are there? ..."

4. Mother West Wind's Animal Friends by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1912)
"So Jerry swam out to the big green lily-pad on which sat Grandfather Frog fast asleep. Diving way to the bottom of the Smiling Pool, Jerry cut off the stem ..."

5. Take it to Your Seat Math Centers K-1 by Jill Norris (2003)
"Place the lily pad sorting mats and frogs in the bag. Using the Center Small-Group Practice Each student has a lily pad sorting mat. ..."

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