noun, plural ne·lum·bos.
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Origin of nelumbo
OTHER WORDS FROM nelumbone·lum·bi·an, adjective
Words nearby nelumbo
Example sentences from the Web for nelumbo
At the foot of the hill lay a deep morass, covered with the nelumbo and other aquatic plants.
Another wonderful plant of June is the large water-lily the Nelumbo luteum, or water-chinquepin.
These upstanding flowers and stalks form the distinguishing characteristic of the Nelumbo species.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)|Georges Perrot
The nelumbo of Indian origin has ceased to grow in Egypt, while the colocasia of modern botanists has persisted there.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
At both stations Myriophyllum heterophyllum was abundant and at G-7 Nelumbo lutea was also common.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas|Artie L. Metcalf