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lotus-eater definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: someone indifferent to the busy world; "in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence" [syn: lotus-eater, stargazer]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1832 1. any of a people in Homer's Odyssey subsisting on the lotus and living in the dreamy indolence it induces 2. an indolent person

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lotus-eater Lo"tus-eat`er, Lotos-eater Lo"tos-eat`er, n. (Class. Myth.) One who ate the fruit or leaf of the lotus, and, as a consequence, gave himself up to indolence and daydreams; one of the Lotophagi. The mild-eyed melancholy Lotos-eaters. --Tennyson.



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