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Synonyms of calamus

Noun


1. calamus, palm, palm tree

usage: any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes

2. calamus, root

usage: the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally

3. sweet flag, calamus, sweet calamus, myrtle flag, flagroot, Acorus calamus, marsh plant, bog plant, swamp plant

usage: perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots

4. Calamus, genus Calamus, fish genus

usage: a genus of Sparidae

5. quill, calamus, shaft, rib

usage: the hollow spine of a feather

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