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  1. water chestnut

    • IPA[ˈwɔdər ˌtʃɛs(t)nət]

    美式

    • n.
      the tuber of a tropical sedge that is widely used in Asian cooking, its white flesh remaining crisp after cooking.;the sedge that yields the water chestnut, which is cultivated in flooded fields in Southeast Asia.
    • noun: water chestnut, plural noun: water chestnuts

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the tuber of a tropical sedge that is widely used in Asian cooking, its white flesh remaining crisp after cooking.
    • 2. the sedge that yields the water chestnut, which is cultivated in flooded fields in Southeast Asia.
    • 3. an aquatic plant with small white flowers, producing an edible rounded seed with two large projecting horns.