American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several Old World plants, such as the cuckoopint, of the genus Arum, having basal, arrowhead-shaped leaves.
- n. Any of several related plants, such as the arrow arum and water arum.
- n. A flower or plant in the genus Arum
- Latin, wake-robin, from Greek aron. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“My arum is peeking out « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog”
““Kulkasá,” a kind of arum or yam, eaten boiled like our potatoes.”
“# -- Round their villages and pahs they dug up the soil and planted the sweet potato, and the taro, which is the root of a kind of arum lily; they also grew the gourd called calabash, from whose hard rind they made pots and bowls and dishes.”
“Kulkasá," a kind of arum or yam, eaten boiled like our potatoes.”
“One has a sunflower to contemplate, the other an arum lily, and their delicate features are distinguishable only by the man's artistic moustache.”
“Her music was extraordinary," said local resident Tessa Crockett, 58, who bundled a bouquet of arum lilies to place outside a police cordon around Ms. Winehouse's flat.”
“Photos Associated Press "Her music was extraordinary," said local resident Tessa Crockett, 58, who bundled a bouquet of arum lillies to place outside a police cordon around Ms. Winehouse's flat.”
“Flowers and berries of honeysuckle entwine new growth on woody tops of the banks and, in the footings, the poisonous scarlet berries of arum – or cuckoo pint – are unusually prolific.”
“The cuckoopint is an arum that appears in our woods in April, and is also known as lords-and-ladies, starch-root, Adam-and-Eve, bobbins and Wake Robin.”
“The blame lies with the plant's appearance – it has speckled leaves and its flowers are well-hidden, but their spathe (the special leaf that protects the flowers of an arum) and spadix (the spike on which the flowers are arranged), are said to resemble male and female genitalia.”
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