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- noun A perennial herb (Peltandra virginica) of eastern North American wetlands, having arrowhead-shaped leaves and an elongate, pointed spathe.
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- noun The plant Peltandra virginica, which has an edible root.
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- noun an aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra; North America
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Because its leaves resemble arrowheads.
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