water-arum

water arum

noun
an aquatic arum plant, Calla palustris, of the North Temperate Zone, having heart-shaped leaves, tiny green flowers, and red berries.
Also called wild calla.


Origin:
1810–20, Americanism

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To water-arum
WordNet
water arum

noun
plant of wetlands and bogs of temperate regions having small greenish flowers partly enclosed in a white spathe and red berries [syn: wild calla
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature