from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Similar to the lotus: noting a large class of decorative motives found in Egyptian and Oriental art.
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These, as may be indistinctly seen at the right of our picture, have capitals of a different type, called, from their origin rather than from their actual appearance, lotiform or lotus-bud capitals.
Nor must I forget to mention the lotiform column found by Mr. de Morgan in