nenuphar

noun nenu·phar \ ˈnenyəˌfär , nə̇ˈn(y)üfər \

Definition of nenuphar

plural -s
: water lily; especially : egyptian lotus

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Origin and Etymology of nenuphar

Medieval Latin nenufar, from Arabic naynūfar, naylūfar, from Persian nīlūfar, from Sanskrit nīlotpala, from nīla dark blue + utpala nenuphar blossom


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