Definition of Water chestnut

1. Noun. A plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits.




2. Noun. Chinese sedge yielding edible bulb-shaped tubers.
Exact synonyms: Chinese Water Chestnut, Eleocharis Dulcis
Generic synonyms: Spike Rush

3. Noun. Edible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant.
Group relationships: Chinese Water Chestnut, Eleocharis Dulcis
Generic synonyms: Tuber

Definition of Water chestnut

1. Noun. A particular species, ''Eleocharis dulcis'', of plant. ¹

2. Noun. A corm of a plant of this species. ¹

3. Noun. water caltrop ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Water chestnut

1. 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. Synonym: water caltrop. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Water Chestnut

water cabbage
water caltrop
water caltrops
water can
water canker
water cannon
water cannons
water carpet
water carriage
water cart
water cavies
water cavy
water celery
water cell
water chestnut (current term)
water chestnut plant
water chestnuts
water chevrotain
water chicken
water chickens
water chickweed
water chinquapin
water chute
water clock
water clocks
water closet
water closets
water clover
water cock

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