Definition of Lotus. Meaning of Lotus. Synonyms of Lotus

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Definition of Lotus

Lotus
Lotus Lo"tus, n. [L. lotus, Gr. ?. Cf. Lote.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum, the American lotus; and Nymph[ae]a Lotus and N. c[ae]rulea, the respectively white-flowered and blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient monuments. (b) The lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain (Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all desire to return to it. (c) The lote, or nettle tree. See Lote. (d) A genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling clover. [Written also lotos.] European lotus, a small tree (Diospyros Lotus) of Southern Europe and Asia; also, its rather large bluish black berry, which is called also the date plum.

Meaning of Lotus from wikipedia

- Lotus may refer to: Lotus (plant), various botanical taxa commonly known as lotus Lotus (genus), a genus of terrestrial plants in the family Fabaceae...
- Lotus Cars Limited is a British automotive company that manufactures sports cars and racing cars with headquarters in Hethel, England. Lotus cars include...
- Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, Egyptian bean or simply lotus, is one of two extant species of aquatic plant...
- ‹ The template Infobox automobile is being considered for merging. › The Lotus Elise is a two-seat, rear-wheel drive, mid-engined roadster conceived in...
- ‹ The template Infobox building is being considered for merging. › The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Baháʼí House of Worship that was dedicated...
- Team Lotus was the motorsport sister company of English sports car manufacturer Lotus Cars. The team ran cars in many motorsport categories including Formula...
- automobile is being considered for merging. › The Lotus Esprit is a sports car that was built by Lotus Cars at their Hethel factory in the United Kingdom...
- Steven Ellison (born October 7, 1983), known by his stage name Flying Lotus or sometimes FlyLo, is an American record producer, musician, DJ, filmmaker...
- In Gr**** mythology the lotus-eaters (Gr****: λωτοφάγοι), were a race of people living on an island dominated by the Lotus tree, a plant whose botanical...
- Lotus position or Padmasana (Sanskrit: पद्मासन [pɐdmaːsɐnɐ], IAST: padmāsana) is a cross-legged sitting asana originating in meditative practices of ancient...
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