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 for Frog lily
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frog \Frog\ (fr[o^]g), n. [AS. froggu, frocga a frog (in
     sensel); akin to D. vorsch, OHG. frosk, G. frosch, Icel.
     froskr, fraukr, Sw. & Dan. fr["o].]
     1. (Zool.) An amphibious animal of the genus Rana and
        related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and
        take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud
        notes in the springtime.
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     Note: The edible frog of Europe ({Rana esculenta) is
           extensively used as food; the American bullfrog ({R.
           Catesbiana) is remarkable for its great size and loud
           voice.
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     2. [Perh. akin to E. fork, cf. frush frog of a horse.]
        (Anat.) The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the
        middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other
        animals; the fourchette.
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     3. (Railroads) A supporting plate having raised ribs that
        form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where
        one track branches from another or crosses it.
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     4. [Cf. fraco of wool or silk, L. floccus, E. frock.] An
        oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and
        fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
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     5. The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
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     Cross frog (Railroads), a frog adapted for tracks that
        cross at right angles.
  
     Frog cheese, a popular name for a large puffball.
  
     Frog eater, one who eats frogs; -- a term of contempt
        applied to a Frenchman by the vulgar class of English.
  
     Frog fly. (Zool.) See Frog hopper.
  
     Frog hopper (Zool.), a small, leaping, hemipterous insect
        living on plants. The larv[ae] are inclosed in a frothy
        liquid called cuckoo spit or frog spit.
  
     Frog+lily+(Bot.),+the+yellow+water+lily+({Nuphar">Frog lily (Bot.), the yellow water lily ({Nuphar).
  
     Frog spit (Zool.), the frothy exudation of the frog
        hopper; -- called also frog spittle. See Cuckoo spit,
        under Cuckoo.
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