sacred lotus

Origin of sacred lotus

First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby sacred lotus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sacred lotus in a sentence

  • Avenues of magnificent trees led up to squares with giant trees enclosing them, terraces, and ponds covered with the sacred lotus.

    Intimate China | Mrs. Archibald Little
  • We knew that the flowers represented here, were a species of the extinct sacred lotus.

  • The capitals represent the full-blown flowers and the buds of the sacred lotus, or water-lily.

  • Their tresses have not been deposited under the shadow of the sacred lotus, as Pliny tells us those of the Vestals were.

    Gryll Grange | Thomas Love Peacock
  • On one arm of the Virgin is the Child, and in the hand of the other arm she carries the sacred lotus.

    The God-Idea of the Ancients | Eliza Burt Gamble