What does Lotus mean?

Definitions for Lotus
ˈloʊ təsLo·tus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lotus, Indian lotus, sacred lotus, Nelumbo nucifera(noun)

    native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers

  2. Lotus, genus Lotus(noun)

    annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs

  3. lotus, white lotus, Egyptian water lily, white lily, Nymphaea lotus(noun)

    white Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians

Wiktionary

  1. lotus(Noun)

    A kind of aquatic plant, genus Nelumbo in the family Nelumbonaceae.

    Etymology: From lotus

  2. lotus(Noun)

    A water lily, genus Nymphaea, especially those of Egypt or India.

    Etymology: From lotus

  3. lotus(Noun)

    A legendary plant eaten by the Lotophagi of the Odyssey that caused drowsiness and euphoria.

    Etymology: From lotus

  4. lotus(Noun)

    A number of other plants bearing "lotus" in their scientific or common names.

    Etymology: From lotus

  5. lotus(Noun)

    An architectural motif of ancient Egyptian temples.

    Etymology: From lotus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lotus(noun)

    a name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum, the American lotus; and Nymphaea Lotus and N. caerulea, the respectively white-flowered and blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient monuments

    Etymology: [L. lotus, Gr. lwto`s. Cf. Lote.]

  2. Lotus(noun)

    the lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain (Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all desire to return to it

    Etymology: [L. lotus, Gr. lwto`s. Cf. Lote.]

  3. Lotus(noun)

    the lote, or nettle tree. See Lote

    Etymology: [L. lotus, Gr. lwto`s. Cf. Lote.]

  4. Lotus(noun)

    a genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling clover

    Etymology: [L. lotus, Gr. lwto`s. Cf. Lote.]

  5. Lotus(noun)

    an ornament much used in Egyptian architecture, generally asserted to have been suggested by the Egyptian water lily

    Etymology: [L. lotus, Gr. lwto`s. Cf. Lote.]

Freebase

  1. Lotus

    Lotus is a 1974 live album by Santana. It was originally released as a triple vinyl LP and has seen CD releases as a double CD as well as triple CD.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lotus

    lō′tus, n. the water-lily of Egypt: a tree in North Africa, whose fruit made strangers forget their home: a genus of leguminous plants—also Lote, Lō′tos.—ns.pl. Lotō′phagi, Lō′tus-eat′ers, a people who ate the fruit of the lotus, among whom Ulysses lived for a time.—ns. Lō′tus-eat′er, an eater of the lotus: one given up to sloth; Lō′tus-land, the country of the lotus-eaters. [Gr.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Lotus

    A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. This genus was formerly known as Tetragonolobus. The common name of lotus is also used for NYMPHAEA and NELUMBO.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lotus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lotus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Lotus in a Sentence

  1. The Hitopadesa:

    In the sandal-tree are serpents, in the water lotus flowers, but crocodiles also; even virtues are marred by the vicious?in all enjoyments there is something which impairs our happiness.

  2. Jean Todt:

    Manor are not really an option, after five years at Williams and Lotus...with all due respect to Manor, it makes no sense for Pastor.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Certaines personnes portent ressemblance surprenante avec de belles fleurs de lotus qui poussent dans la boue et pourtant élever au-dessus des eaux plus sombres que étonnamment belles fleurs. La boue des adversités, les défis et les obstacles ne cesse de leur croissance, mais offre la nourriture et la force à monter au-dessus de la saleté. Je pense souvent que ce doit être le fort désir, de la ténacité et de la persévérance de la fleur de lotus qui la rend si unique en élevant au-dessus et au-delà des limites normales. Ne l'oublions pas, pas tout ce qui pousse dans la boue se transforme en une élégante fleur de lotus. à mon avis, nous devons nous efforcer de développer le même mental force, de persévérance et de passion au sein - de manière à croître au-delà de la boue des circonstances impérieuses, la haine, les difficultés, les rejets et les discriminations sociales, que nous rencontrons souvent dans le monde réel. Alors seulement nous serons en mesure de se transformer en fleurs de lotus éloquents, ouvrant doucement nos pétales douces et souples, un par un, pour rendre notre monde plus beau.

  4. Aristotle:

    guess he wasnt a lotus eater-the frowned people of today-the land which time forgot to change-was the guru of alexandar the great-pity the lotus eaters(qoute the time machine)-my tribute to all the fallen ones-the lotus eaters-rest in peace in grave-pity you didnt have machiavellian persons like him to teach-the dear departed ones-let them at least know peace in their grave.

  5. Bernie Ecclestone:

    They wanted the same sort of deal as Mercedes and some money. So we tried to work it out. We got a calculator and worked out what nine years would be, what we've done for them is not anything that we need to do, or had to, but we've done it to try and be helpful and keep Renault in Formula One. Our agreement is with Renault and not with Lotus.

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