nelumbo definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the genus Nelumbo of aquatic plants with huge, showy blossoms resembling water lilies.
    • A genus of water-lilies, forming the tribe Nelumboneæ in purchase Nymphæaceæ, understood by the broadly obconical receptacle.
    • A plant with this genus.
    • sometimes put into the household Nymphaeaceae: lotuses

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