Definition of Lotus tree

1. Noun. Shrubby deciduous tree of the Mediterranean region.

Exact synonyms: Ziziphus Lotus
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
Group relationships: Genus Ziziphus, Ziziphus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lotus Tree

lottes
lotting
lotto
lottomania
lottos
loture
lotures
lotus
lotus-eater
lotus birth
lotus births
lotus eater
lotus effect
lotus land
lotus tree (current term)
lotuses
lotusland
lotuslands
lou
lou gehrig's disease
louche
louched
louchely
loucheness
louchettes
louching
loucoumi
loud
loud-hailer

Literary usage of Lotus tree

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1. American Journal of Archaeology by Archaeological Institute of America (1887)
"13). Lotus "trees" are frequently found in Egyptian design, as is shown, for example, in viii—3. Compare Horus as a hawk within a lotus tree, Description de ..."

2. The Companion for the Orchard: An Historical and Botanical Account of Fruits by Henry Phillips (1831)
"Ovid has described it as particularly as any other fruit mentioned in his Metamorphoses. The Lotus-tree was evidently a native of Africa; and, ..."

3. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version by Herodotus, George Rawlinson, Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, John Gardner Wilkinson (1859)
"... the fruit of the lotus-tree.' The lotus-fruit is about the size of the lentisk berry, and in sweetness resembles the date. ..."

4. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version by Herodotus, George Rawlinson (1880)
"... who live entirely on the fruit of the lotus-tree.7 The lotus fruit is about the eize of the lentisk berry, and in sweetness resembles the date. ..."

5. History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Edited with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1875)
"... who live entirely on the fruit of the lotus-tree.7 The lotus fruit is about the size of the lentisk berry, and in sweetness resembles the date. ..."

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