Word Origin for arum
Examples from the Web for arum
On January 7th, there were briar buds opening into young leaf; on the 9th a dandelion in flower, and an arum up.Nature Near London|Richard Jefferies
In the arum, a violently acrid juice is secreted in the leaves, so as to burn the mouth of the aggressor.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8|Charles H. Sylvester
What the atrocious fetor of the Arum cannot do the absence of odour accomplishes!Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre
But the principal crop is the taro-plant (Arum esculentum), from which the native food of poi is made.A Boy's Voyage Round the World|The Son of Samuel Smiles
Various other species of arum yield valuable food-starches in hot countries.