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English → English (WordNet) Definition: calamus calamus n 1: any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes 2: the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally 3: perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots [syn: sweet flag, sweet calamus, myrtle flag, flagroot, Acorus calamus] 4: a genus of Sparidae [syn: genus Calamus] 5: the hollow shaft of a feather [syn: quill, shaft] [also: calami (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Calamus Calamus \Cal"a*mus\, n.; pl. Calami. [L., a reed. See Halm.] 1. (Bot.) The indian cane, a plant of the Palm family. It furnishes the common rattan. See Rattan, and Dragon's blood . [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A species of Acorus (Acorus calamus), commonly called calamus, or sweet flag. The root has a pungent, aromatic taste, and is used in medicine as a stomachic; the leaves have an aromatic odor, and were formerly used instead of rushes to strew on floors. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The horny basal portion of a feather; the barrel or quill. [1913 Webster] ||


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