Arum

Arum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to Europe, northern Africa, and western and central Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean region. Frequently called `arum lilies`, they are not closely related to the true lilies Lilium. Plants in the closely related tribe Zantedeschia are also called `aru......
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Arum

• (n.) 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.
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Arum

(Black Calla, Italian Arum) These are hardy and tender plants that grow wild in Europe and Asia. They shouldn't be confused with the Arum Lily (Zantedeschia) or the Water Arum (Calla palustris). These plants are more interesting than pretty. A. italicum grows to 2 feet and has spear-shaped leaves and yellowish-green flower spathes. A. palaestinum g...
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arum

noun any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
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Arum

A'rum noun [ Latin arum , aros , Greek ....] 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 childr...
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arum

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) ... The American 'Jack in the pulpit' is now separated from the genus Arum. ... Origin: L. Arum, aros, Gr. ... Sou...
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arum

Any of a group of mainly European plants with narrow leaves and a single, usually white, special leaf (spathe) surrounding the spike of tiny flowers. The ornamental arum called the trumpet lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is a native of South Africa. (Genus Arum, f...
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Arum

Arum is a genus of plants of the natural order Aracese. Arum maculatum (the common wake-robin, or lords-and-ladies) is abundant in woods and hedges in England and Ireland. It has acrid properties, but its corm yields a starch, which is known by the name of Portland sago or arrow-root. At one time this was prepared to a considerable extent in Portla...
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arum

arum, common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones. The family is characterized by an inflorescence consisting of a single spadix ...
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Arum

genus of low-growing tuberous perennial plants in the family Araceae (order Arales). Of the 15 species generally recognized, a few are grown for ...
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arum

[n] - starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root 2. [n] - any plant of the family Araceae
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