Definition of Sacred lotus

1. Noun. Native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Indian Lotus, Lotus, Nelumbo Nucifera
Generic synonyms: Water Lily



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacred Lotus

sacrarium
sacrary
sacrate
sacration
sacrations
sacre
sacre bleu
sacrectomy
sacred baboon
sacred bone
sacred cow
sacred fig
sacred ibis
sacred kingfisher
sacred lotus (current term)
sacred mushroom
sacred scripture
sacred text
sacred writing
sacredize
sacredized
sacredizes
sacredizing
sacredly
sacredness
sacrednesses
sacreligious
sacres
sacrificable

Literary usage of Sacred lotus

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1. East and West: Being Papers Reprinted from the "Daily Telegraph" and Other by Edwin Arnold (1896)
"... the starry water-lily, and the large red sacred lotus. lilies are Padma, the sacred lotus of India, from which, according to Sanskrit scriptures, ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"With these facts, and the additional one that, except as referred to above, Nelumbo never appears in Egyptian carvings, the identity of the sacred lotus ..."

3. The Ruling Races of Prehistoric Times in India, Southwestern Asia, and by James Francis Katherinus Hewitt (1894)
"It is this rain which gives to the sacred lotus the seed, the germ of life on earth, and it is the maker of the rain, the heavenly seed, which is the divine ..."

4. A Legacy of Historical Gleanings by Catharina Van Rensselaer Bonney (1875)
"There is also a pond covered with the leaves and flowers of a species of the water lily, the sacred lotus ; the slender stem five feet in length upholds a ..."

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