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wild arum

Syllabification: wild ar·um

Definition of wild arum in English:

noun

Another term for cuckoopint.
Example sentences
  • Their gaudiness advertised that they were the poisonous berries of wild arum, lords-and-ladies.
  • For my colleague Stephan's memorial last month we simply contacted one of the parents who encourages her wild arums by feeding and dividing them.
  • Primroses, violets and bluebells appear in the roadside verges, followed by wild arum and the wild carrot, otherwise known as ‘Queen Anne's lace’.

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