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cal•a•mus



Pronunciation: (kal'u-mus), [key]
n.,
pl. -miPronunciation: (-mī"). [key]

1. the sweet flag, Acorus calamus.
2. its aromatic root.
3. any of various tropical Asian palms of the genus Calamus, some of which are a source of rattan.
4. the hollow base of a feather; a quill. See illus. under feather.

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