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Noun: arum  eh-rum
  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
    - aroid

Derived forms: arums

Type of: amylum, herb, herbaceous plant, starch

Part of: Araceae, arum family, Arum maculatum, cuckoopint, family Araceae, jack-in-the-pulpit, lords-and-ladies

Encyclopedia: Arum, Friesland