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Arum

Arum Meaning & Definition
Arum Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Arum?

[n] any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
[n] starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root

Synonyms | Synonyms for Arum: aroid

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See Also | alocasia | amorphophallus | Amorphophallus campanulatus | Amorphophallus paeonifolius | Amorphophallus rivieri | Amorphophallus titanum | amylum | Araceae | Arisaema atrorubens | Arisaema dracontium | Arisaema triphyllum | Arisarum vulgare | arum family | Arum maculatum | Arum palaestinum | black calla | caladium | Colocasia esculenta | cuckoopint | dalo | dasheen | devil's tongue | Dieffenbachia sequine | dracontium | Dracunculus vulgaris | dragon arum | dumb cane | elephant ear | elephant yam | elephant's ear | family Araceae | friar's-cowl | green dragon | herb | herbaceous plant | Indian turnip | jack-in-the-pulpit | krubi | lords-and-ladies | malanga | mother-in-law plant | mother-in-law's tongue | nephthytis | pungapung | snake palm | spoonflower | starch | tannia | taro | taro plant | telingo potato | titan arum | umbrella arum | wake-robin | Xanthosoma atrovirens | Xanthosoma sagittifolium | yautia

Arum In Webster's Dictionary

\A"rum\, n. [L. arum, aros, Gr. ?.] A genus of plants found in central Europe and about the Mediterranean, having flowers on a spadix inclosed in a spathe. The cuckoopint of the English is an example. Our common arums -- the lords and ladies of village children. --Lubbock. Note: The American ``Jack in the pulpit'' is now separated from the genus Arum.

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