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nénufar

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

nénufar m (plural nénufars)

  1. waterlily

Usage notesEdit

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