noun, plural cal·a·mi [kal-uh-mahy]. /ˈkæl əˌmaɪ/.
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Origin of calamus
Words nearby calamus
Example sentences from the Web for calamus
Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Then follow other articles of commerce: bright iron, cassia, calamus and precious cloths for chariots.
Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.
It loves the roots of several species of nymphae, but its favourite is calamus root (calamus or acorus aromaticus).The Hunters' Feast|Mayne Reid