Camass

• (n.) A blue-flowered liliaceous plant (Camassia esculenta) of northwestern America, the bulbs of which are collected for food by the Indians. • (n.) A small prairie in a forest; a small grassy plain among hills.
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Camass

Cam'ass noun [ American Indian name.] (Botany) A blue-flowered liliaceous plant ( Camassia esculenta ) of northwestern America, the bulbs of which are collected for food by the Indians. [ Written also camas , cammas , and quamash .] » The Eastern cammass...
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Camass

Cam'ass noun [ Origin uncert.] A small prairie in a forest; a small grassy plain among hills. [ Western U. S.]
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camass

camass or camas (both: kăm'us) , any species of the genus Camassia (or Quamasia), hardy North American plants of the family Lilaceae (lily family), chiefly of moist places in the far West, where their abundance has given rise to various place names. The bulbs of the common camass (C. quama...
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