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water arum

Syllabification: wa·ter ar·um

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Definition of water arum in English:

noun

A plant of the arum family, with heart-shaped leaves, a white spathe, and a green spadix. It grows in swamps and boggy ground in north temperate regions. Also called wild calla.
  • Calla palustris, family Araceae

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