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  • n. A lily growing in Asia and North Africa, Nymphaea caerulea, revered by the Ancient Egyptians.
  • n. A perennial plant, Nelumbo nucifera, having attractive flowers and sometimes used in food.

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  • n. blue lotus of India and southeastern Asia
  • n. blue Egyptian lotus: held sacred by the Egyptians

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