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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: calamus(0.00860 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to calamus.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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
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.
3. (Zo["o]l.) The horny basal portion of a feather; the
barrel or quill.
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