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American lotus

Definition of the noun american lotus

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  1. water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

American lotus, Nelumbo lutea.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

American lotus, Nelumbo lutea. See -Ya- lumbo.— Egyptian lotus. (t>) The sacred lotus, Nelumbo Xelumbo.— European lotos, the lotus-tree, Zizyphu* Lotus . — Indian Lotus, the sacred lotus.— Lotus capital or column. See +capital3.— Sacred ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

American Lotus {Nelumbium luteum), also known as yellow nelumbo, yields edible tubers and seeds. The seeds are sought after by children, and the farinaceous roots are agreeable when boiled. The plant is found as far north as Ontario.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

American lotus, Nelumbo lutca.

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1914)

A Dictionary of the English Language... with an Appendix Containing a Copious Scotch Glossary, a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Proper Names, Various Other Useful Tables and a Supplement of Additional Words and Meanings Mainly Abridged from Webster's International Dictionary. Over 1100 Illustrations

The American lotus, and its edible seeds. Warter-clos/et (-klöz'êt), n. A privy, esp. one made so as to be flushed with water. Wafter ooloor (Paint.) 1. A color ground with water and a glutinous medium; a color the vehicle of which is water. 2.

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica

and American lotus (Nelumbium luteum) are good plants for carp-ponds, 64 FISH- CULTURE.

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Small photo of Seed Pod of a American lotus (Nelumbo lute ) or yellow lotus, or water-chinquapin, or white lotus in japan.Small photo of A Beautiful Blooming Yellow Lotus Water Lily Pad Flower, Growing Wild in Texas. (Nelumbo lutea, American Lotus) Peace and Tranquility.Small photo of American Lotus with BeesSmall photo of American lotus seed pod on a marsh in Missouri.Small photo of A Beautiful Blooming Yellow Lotus Water Lily Pad Flower, Growing Wild in Texas. (Nelumbo lutea, American Lotus) Peace and Tranquility.Small photo of The Milky Way over Seneca Lake, Ohio with beautiful American Lotus flowers (Nelumbo lutea) in the foreground. More...


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