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- n. Any of the genus Nelumbo of aquatic plants with large, showy flowers resembling water lilies.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of water-lilies, forming the tribe Nelumboneæ in the order Nymphæaceæ, known by the broadly obconical receptacle.
- n. A plant of this genus.
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- n. sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)