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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An emergent perennial herb (Peltandra virginica) of eastern North America, having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate, pointed spathe. Also called tuckahoe.

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  • n. The plant Peltandra virginica, which has an edible root.

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  • n. an aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra; North America

Etymologies

Because its leaves resemble arrowheads. (Wiktionary)

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