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Definition of lotos

Lotos
Lotos Lo"tos, n. [NL.] (Bot.) See Lotus.
lotos
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.
Loto
Loto Lo"to, n. See Lotto.
loto
Lotto Lot"to, n. [F. loto or It. lotto, prop., a lot; of German origin. See Lot.] A game of chance, played with cards, on which are inscribed numbers, and any contrivance (as a wheel containing numbered balls) for determining a set of numbers by chance. The player holding a card having on it the set of numbers drawn from the wheel takes the stakes after a certain percentage of them has been deducted for the dealer. A variety of lotto is called keno. [Often written loto.]

Meaning of lotos from wikipedia

- Lotos may refer to: Grupa Lotos, oil company Lotos Kolej, railway company LOTOS Goldbrillen GmbH, a German luxury eyewear company founded in 1872 Lotos...
- "The Lotos-Eaters" is a poem by Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, published in Tennyson's 1832 poetry collection. It was inspired by his trip to Spain...
- 2005. LOTOS Paliwa LOTOS Oil LOTOS Asfalt LOTOS Gaz w likwidacji LOTOS Petrobaltic LOTOS Exploration & Production Norge LOTOS Infrastruktura LOTOS Terminale...
- science E-LOTOS (Enhanced LOTOS) is a formal specification language designed between 1993 and 1999, and standardized by ISO in 2001. E-LOTOS was initially...
- Club took its name from the poem "The Lotos-Eaters" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, which was then very po****r. Lotos was thought to convey an idea of rest...
- Later this identification is supported by Strabo. Because the Gr**** word lôtos can refer to several different plants, there is some ambiguity as to which...
- Lotos Petrobaltic S.A. is a Polish oil company that has received fame of late for discovering the lost **** aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin. It was set...
- Loto-Québec is a provincial crown corporation mandated to "conduct and administer lottery schemes and to operate businesses which are incidental to the...
- BonoLoto is a lottery in Spain, regulated by the Sociedad Estatal Loterías y Apuestas del Estado. The first draw of BonoLoto was held on 28 February 1988...
- Loto are a Portuguese band from Alcobaça. The band consists of Ricardo, JT and Pedrosa, and they produce electro-pop-rock-dance music. Their debut was...
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