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English noun: arum

1. arum (plant) starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root


Broader (hypernym)amylum, starch


Part meronymArum maculatum, cuckoopint, jack-in-the-pulpit, lords-and-ladies

2. arum (plant) any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe


Synonymsaroid


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Narrower (hyponym)alocasia, amorphophallus, Amorphophallus campanulatus, Amorphophallus paeonifolius, Amorphophallus rivieri, Amorphophallus titanum, Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema dracontium, Arisaema triphyllum, Arisarum vulgare, Arum maculatum, Arum palaestinum, black calla, caladium, Colocasia esculenta, cuckoopint, dalo, dasheen, devil's tongue, Dieffenbachia sequine, dracontium, Dracunculus vulgaris, dragon arum, dumb cane, elephant ear, elephant yam, elephant's ear, friar's-cowl, green dragon, green dragon, Indian turnip, jack-in-the-pulpit, jack-in-the-pulpit, krubi, lords-and-ladies, malanga, mother-in-law plant, mother-in-law's tongue, nephthytis, pungapung, snake palm, spoonflower, tannia, taro, taro plant, telingo potato, titan arum, umbrella arum, wake-robin, Xanthosoma atrovirens, Xanthosoma sagittifolium, yautia


Member meronymAraceae, arum family, family Araceae









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