from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an arumlike plant (Arisarum vulgare) with a spathe or involucral leaf resembling a cowl.
- n. A tuberous perennial (Arisarum vulgare) having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; -- found in the Mediterranean, Canaries, and Azores.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wake-robin, Arum maculatum: so called from its cowl-like spathe. See Arum.
- n. Same as friar's-cap.
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- n. tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores
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