Calamus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkaləməs|  American pronunciation of the word calamus
Brit.  |ˈkaləməs|  British pronunciation of the word calamus

noun

- any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes
- the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
- perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots (syn: flagroot)
- a genus of Sparidae
- the hollow spine of a feather (syn: quill, shaft)
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