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1. water chestnut  (noun) 
edible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant



  Part Meronym:
    water chestnut     Chinese water chestnut     Eleocharis dulcis


  More Generic:
    tuber


2. water chestnut  (noun) 
Chinese sedge yielding edible bulb-shaped tubers



  More Generic:
    spike rush


3. water chestnut  (noun) 
a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits

  Also known as: water chestnut plant, caltrop


  More Specific:
water caltrop / Jesuits' nut / Trapa natans - a variety of water chestnut
ling / ling ko / Trapa bicornis - water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs


  Member Meronym:
    Trapa     genus Trapa


  More Generic:
    aquatic plant     water plant     hydrophyte     hydrophytic plant


 

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