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File:Nelumbo lutea blossom.jpeg

Nelumbo lutea, the American lotus

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin lōtus

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Singular
Lotus

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  1. A kind of aquatic plant, genus Nelumbo.
  2. A water lily, genus Nymphaea, especially those of Egypt or India.
  3. A legendary plant eaten by the Lotophagi of the Odyssey that caused drowsiness and euphoria.
  4. A number of other plants bearing "lotus" in their scientific or common names.
  5. An architectural motif of ancient Egyptian temples.

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French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin lōtus

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Lotus m. (plural Lotuses)

  1. lotus

Latin[edit | edit source]

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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Perfect passive participle of lavō (wash).

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  1. washed, bathed, having been washed
  2. elegant, luxurious
  3. fashionable, refined
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Noun[edit | edit source]

lōtus (genitive lōtūs); m, fourth declension

  1. a washing, bathing
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

File:Nymphaea caerulea flower.JPG

lōtus (Egyptian water lily)

Variant form of lōtos, from Ancient Greek λωτός (lōtos).

Noun[edit | edit source]

lōtus (genitive lōtī); m, second declension

  1. The Egyptian lotus flower, Nymphaea caerulea
  2. The date-plum, Diospyros lotus
  3. The mythical lotus tree, possibly Ziziphus lotus
Inflection[edit | edit source]

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Romanian[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin lōtus

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Lotus m. (plural lotuşi)

  1. lotus

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