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arum

/ (ˈɛərəm) /
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noun

any plant of the aroid genus Arum, of Europe and the Mediterranean region, having arrow-shaped leaves and a typically white spatheSee also cuckoopint
arum lily another name for calla (def. 1)

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C16: from Latin, a variant of aros wake-robin, from Greek aron
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