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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

nénufar m ‎(plural nénufars)

  1. waterlily

Usage notesEdit

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

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