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sweet flag

noun
1.
a plant, Acorus calamus, of the arum family, having long, sword-shaped leaves and a pungent, aromatic rootstock.
Also called sweet calamus.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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sweet flag

noun
1.
an aroid marsh plant, Acorus calamus, having swordlike leaves, small greenish flowers, and aromatic roots Also called calamus
Word Origin
C18: see flag²
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