sweet calamus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sweet calamus perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sweet calamus (Bot) Same as Sweet flag, below.
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Usage

In literature:

It resembles sweet-flag (Calamus) and has been mistaken for it.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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