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1. lotus

noun. ['ˈloʊtəs'] native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers.

Synonyms

  • water lily
  • sacred lotus
  • Nelumbo nucifera

Etymology

  • lotus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lotus

  • koskotas
  • notice

Example sentences of the word lotus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Egg cartons can also be used to make a lotus flower.

2. Adjective
Kids can make many crafts using lotus flowers and can make the flowers as well.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Buddhists and Hindus revere lotus flowers, which bloom on top of water from water lily-like plants.

Quotes containing the word lotus


1. Microsoft has had two goals in the last 10 years. One was to copy the Mac, and the other was to copy Lotus' success in the spreadsheet - basically, the applications business. And over the course of the last 10 years, Microsoft accomplished both of those goals. And now they are completely lost.
- Steve Jobs

2. I want you to learn the lesson of the lotus. This flower springs forth from muddy waters. It raises its delicate petals to the sun and perfumes the world while, at the same time, its roots cling to the elemental muck, the very essence of the mortal experience. Without that soil, the flower would wither and die.
- Colleen Houck

3. YOU are the big drop of dew under the lotus leaf, I am the smaller one on its upper side,'said the dewdrop to the lake.
- Rabindranath Tagore

2. lotus-eater

noun. someone indifferent to the busy world.

Synonyms

  • stargazer
  • woolgatherer

3. lotus

noun. ['ˈloʊtəs'] white Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians.

Synonyms

  • Egyptian water lily
  • genus Nymphaea
  • Nymphaea
  • Nymphaea lotus
  • white lily
  • white lotus

Etymology

  • lotus (Latin)

4. Lotus

noun. annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs.

Synonyms

  • Lotus corniculatus
  • babies' slippers
  • Papilionoideae
  • bacon and eggs
  • bird's foot clover
  • bird's foot trefoil
  • rosid dicot genus
  • subfamily Papilionoideae
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