HyperDic: lotus

English > 3 senses of the word lotus / Lotus:
NOUNplantlotus, Indian lotus, sacred lotus, Nelumbo nuciferanative to eastern Asia
plantLotus, genus Lotusannual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
plantlotus, white lotus, Egyptian water lily, white lily, Nymphaea lotuswhite Egyptian lotus
lotus / Lotus > pronunciation
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Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > lotus: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningNative to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers.
SynonymsIndian lotus, sacred lotus, Nelumbo nucifera
Broaderwater lilyAn aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
Spanishloto
Catalanlotus de l'índia, lotus, lotus sagrat, Nelumbo nucifera
English > Lotus: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAnnual or perennial herbs or subshrubs.
Synonymgenus Lotus
Member ofPapilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Membersbird's foot trefoil, bird's foot clover, babies' slippers, bacon and eggs, Lotus corniculatusEuropean forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus lotus, lotus
Catalangenus lotus, lotus
English > lotus: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaningwhite Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians.
Synonymswhite lotus, Egyptian water lily, white lily, Nymphaea lotus
Member ofNymphaea, genus NymphaeaThe type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae
Broaderwater lilyAn aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
Catalanlotus egipci, Nymphaea lotus

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