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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
LOTUS TREES. The correct (RV [Note: Revised Version.] ) tr. [Note: translate or translation.] of tse’Ä›lim ( Job 40:21 f., AV [Note: Authorized Version.] ‘shady trees’), the haunt of Behemoth ( i.e . the hippopotamus). The tree is probably = the Arab [Note: Arabic.] , dÃ¢l , the ‘dom -tree,’ and must not he confused with the Egyptian water-lilies. It is a prickly shrub found in N. Africa and S. Europe.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Lotus Trees'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/l/lotus-trees.html. 1909.