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
Because its leaves resemble arrowheads. (Wiktionary)