from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tuberous plant (Arisaema dracontium) of eastern North America, having divided leaves and minute flowers at the base of a long slender spadix projecting from a narrow green spathe.

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  • noun European arum resembling the cuckoopint
  • noun early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix


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