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

Definition of nenuphar



  1. :  water lily; especially :  egyptian lotus 1

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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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a brief usually trivial fact

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