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.
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- 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
There is a poisonous camas, which is sometimes mistaken for the genuine root, but which cannot be eaten in large quantities without fatal results.
The camas is a small round root, not unlike an onion in appearance.
The root which the Indians used in so many ways is now known as camas; it is still much sought for by the Nez Percés and other wandering tribes in the Northwest, and Camas Prairie, in that region, derives its name from the much-sought-for vegetable.
Review the sleeping set-up: bigger beds for couples, quaintly called camas de matrimonio, can be harder to come by.
I have been told by James Stuart that in the valley of the Snake river the "camas" and the "cowse" roots are to be found in great abundance, and are much prized as food by the Indians.
The first was a shrub of the kind called "camas," which thrives even in lands unfit for culture.
No le permitiré tener acceso a las camas o los muebles en la habitación.
Pues, cuando hablamos de diseño todo vale, y parece que el “problema” de las camas cuando hay visitas inesperadas es algo que ha inspirado al ingeniero Claus Molgaard y al diseñador Ole Jensen.
La integración de las estanterías con las camas y escritorios, en algunos de sus diseños resulta espectacular, especialmente cuando se trata de literas.
By Fabulosas camas redondas de Prealpi - Hogar Total on September 5, 2009 at 8: 36 am