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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology One of a people described in the Odyssey who lived in a drugged, indolent state from feeding on the lotus.
  • n. A lazy person devoted to pleasure and luxury.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who ate the fruit or leaf of the lotus, and, as a consequence, gave himself up to indolence and daydreams; one of the Lotophagi.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the Lotophagi; hence, one who finds pleasure in a listless, dreamy life; a devotee of indolent pleasures; a languid voluptuary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone indifferent to the busy world

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