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1. Lotus-eater or Lotus Eater Greek Mythology One of a people described in the Odyssey who lived in a drugged, indolent state from feeding on the lotus.
2. A lazy person devoted to pleasure and luxury.
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth one of a people encountered by Odysseus in North Africa who lived in indolent forgetfulness, drugged by the fruit of the legendary lotus
1. a member of a people in Homer's Odyssey who, from eating the fruit of the legendary lotus, lived in a state of languorous forgetfulness.
2. a person who leads a life of indolent ease.