Lotus

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See also: lotus and lótus

Translingual[edit]

birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), a plant in the genus Lotus

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λωτός (lōtós), a name of multiple plants, of unknown origin.

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Lotus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae – species principally among those called trefoils, especially bird's-foot trefoils, and also deervetches and deerweeds.

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  • This genus is being revised, with the numerous New World species being reassigned to new genera, including Acmispon and Hosackia.

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Lotus

  1. A British manufacturer of cars.

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