noun, plural ne·lum·bos.
Words nearby nelumbo
Origin of nelumbo
OTHER WORDS FROM nelumbone·lum·bi·an, adjective
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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
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.
When they arrived, Nelumbo threw herself on the bed, without being able to stop weeping.
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