arum

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arum (ˈɛərəm)
 
n
1.  See also cuckoopint any plant of the aroid genus Arum, of Europe and the Mediterranean region, having arrow-shaped leaves and a typically white spathe
2.  arum lily another name for calla
 
[C16: from Latin, a variant of aros wake-robin, from Greek aron]

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arum

noun
1. starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root 
2. any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe 
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