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blue lotus

  1. See under Egyptian lotus(def 1).
  2. a water lily, Nymphaea stellata, of India, having pale-blue flowers.
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Egyptian lotus

  1. either of two Egyptian water lilies of the genus Nymphaea, as N. caerulea (blue lotus), having light blue flowers, or N. lotus (white lotus), having white flowers.
  2. Indian lotus.
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Historical Examples of blue lotus

  • The frame is the blue-lotus pattern, very curiously gilt and chased.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870