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arrow arum

noun
1.
a North American plant, Peltandra virginica, of wet areas, having large, arrow-shaped leaves and inconspicuous flowers enclosed in a narrow, pointed spathe.
Also called tuckahoe.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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