1. [ noun ] (botany) North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers
Synonyms: swamp_lily Saururus_cernuus lizard's-tail
Related terms: marsh_plant Saururus
2. [ noun ] (botany) swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
Synonyms: kingcup meadow_bright May_blob cowslip Caltha_palustris marsh_marigold
Related terms: marsh_plant Caltha
Similar spelling:   water_dog