nénufar

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin nenuphar, from Arabic نلوفر (nilūfar), نینوفر (nīnūfar), from Middle Persian nylw(k)pl (nīlōpal, lotus, water-lily), from Sanskrit नीलोत्पल (nīlotpala)

Noun[edit]

nénufar m (plural nénufars)

  1. waterlily

Usage notes[edit]

This spelling was a product of the 1990 French spelling reforms.