Eu*ry"a*le (?), n. [NL., fr. Euryale, one of the Gorgons.]
A genus of water lilies, growing in India and China. The only species (E. ferox) is very prickly on the peduncles and calyx. The rootstocks and seeds are used as food.
A genus of ophiurans with much-branched arms.
© Webster 1913.