Nymphaea Definition

noun
(botany) Originally, the white water lily; later also, a species of the genus Nymphaea.
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Plural form of nymphaeum.

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Synonyms:
genus Nymphaea

Origin of Nymphaea

  • From Latin nymphaea, from Ancient Greek νυμϕαῖα (numϕaia), feminine singular form of νυμϕαῖος (numϕaios, “sacred to the nymphs”), from νύμϕη (numϕē, “nymph”).

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