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Princeton's WordNet

  1. water caltrop, Jesuits' nut, Trapa natans(noun)

    a variety of water chestnut

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water caltrop

    the water chestnut


  1. Water caltrop

    The water caltrop, water chestnut, buffalo nut, bat nut, devil pod, Singhara سنگھارا or Pani-fol is any of three extant species of the genus Trapa: Trapa natans, T. bicornis and the endangered Trapa rossica. The species are floating annual aquatic plants, growing in slow-moving water up to 5 meters deep, native to warm temperate parts of Eurasia and Africa. They bear ornately shaped fruits, which in the case of T. bicornis resemble the head of a bull, each fruit containing a single very large starchy seed. T. natans and T. bicornis have been cultivated in China and India for at least 3,000 years for the edible seeds.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of water caltrop in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of water caltrop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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