from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Camassia in the lily family, especially C. quamash of western North America, having grasslike leaves, a raceme of blue flowers, and a bulb that was an important food for various Native American peoples. Also called quamash.
- n. Death camas.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the North American flowering plants of the genus Camassia.
- n. Plural form of cama.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as camass.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
Chinook Jargon, perhaps of Nootka origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Chinook Jargon qamaš, qawaš, from Nootka qawaš. (Wiktionary)
cama + -s (Wiktionary)