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East Indian lotus

noun

Indian lotus

noun
1.
a southern Asian lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, of the water lily family, having fragrant pink or rose flowers.
Also called East Indian lotus, Egyptian lotus, sacred lotus.
Origin of Indian lotus
1900-1905
1900-05
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