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7 definitions found
 for Arum maculatum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sago \Sa"go\ (s[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Malay. s[=a]gu.]
     A dry granulated starch imported from the East Indies, much
     used for making puddings and as an article of diet for the
     sick; also, as starch, for stiffening textile fabrics. It is
     prepared from the stems of several East Indian and Malayan
     palm trees, but chiefly from the Metroxylon Sagu; also from
     several cycadaceous plants ({Cycas revoluta, Zamia
     integrifolia, etc.).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Portland sago, a kind of sago prepared from the corms of
        the cuckoopint ({Arum maculatum).
  
     Sago palm. (Bot.)
     (a) A palm tree which yields sago.
     (b) A species of Cycas ({Cycas revoluta).
  
     Sago spleen (Med.), a morbid condition of the spleen,
        produced by amyloid degeneration of the organ, in which a
        cross section shows scattered gray translucent bodies
        looking like grains of sago.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jack-in-the-pulpit \jack-in-the-pulpit\ n.
     1. A common American spring-flowering woodland herb
        ({Aris[ae]ma triphyllum) having sheathing leaves and an
        upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and
        purple spathe producing scarlet berries; also called
        Indian turnip.
  
     Syn: Indian turnip, wake-robin, Arisaema triphyllum,
          Arisaema atrorubens.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. A common European arum ({Arum maculatum) with lanceolate
        spathe and short purple spadix; it emerges in early spring
        and is a source of a sagolike starch called arum.
  
     Syn: cuckoo-pint, cuckoopint, lords and ladies,
          lords-and-ladies, Arum maculatum.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lords and Ladies \Lords" and La"dies\n. (Bot.)
     The European wake-robin ({Arum maculatum), -- those with
     purplish spadix the lords, and those with pale spadix the
     ladies. --Dr. Prior.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wake-robin \Wake"-rob`in\, n. (Bot.)
     Any plant of the genus Arum, especially, in England, the
     cuckoopint ({Arum maculatum).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: In America the name is given to several species of
           Trillium, and sometimes to the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cuckoopint \Cuck"oo*pint`\ (-p?nt`), n. (Bot.)
     Arum+({Arum+maculatum">A plant of the genus Arum ({Arum maculatum); the European
     wake-robin.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cuckoopint \cuck"oo*pint`\, cuckoo-pint \cuck"oo-pint`\n.
     a common European arum ({Arum maculatum) with lanceolate
     spathe and short purple spadix; it emerges in early spring,
     and is the source of a sagolike starch called arum.
  
     Syn: cuckoopint, lords and ladies, lords-and-ladies,
          jack-in-the-pulpit, Arum maculatum.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Arum maculatum
      n 1: common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short
           purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch
           called arum [syn: cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies, jack-
           in-the-pulpit, Arum maculatum]

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