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nelumbo

[ nuh-luhm-boh ]
/ n蓹藞l蕦m bo蕣 /
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noun, plural ne路lum路bos.
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Origin of nelumbo

<New Latin <Sinhalese neluma

OTHER WORDS FROM nelumbo

ne路lum路bi路an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nelumbo

nelumbo
/ (n瑟藞l蕦mb蓹蕣) /

noun plural -bos
either of the two aquatic plants of the genus Nelumbo: family NelumbonaceaeSee lotus (def. 4), water chinquapin

Word Origin for nelumbo

C19: New Latin, from Sinhalese nelumbu lotus
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