"lotus" in the noun sense
1. lotus, Indian lotus, sacred lotus, Nelumbo nucifera
native to eastern Asia widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers
2. Lotus, genus Lotus
annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
3. lotus, white lotus, Egyptian water lily, white lily, Nymphaea lotus
white Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa held sacred by the Egyptians
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