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English definition of “lotus”

lotus

noun [C]     /ˈləʊ.təs/ US  /ˈloʊ.t̬əs/
a type of tropical water lily (= a plant with large, flat leaves that float on the surface of lakes and pools)Flowers and flowering plantsFlowers - general wordsWater and marsh plants, bushes and trees
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