A genus of plants found in central Europe and about the Mediterranean, having flowers on a spadix inclosed in a spathe. The cuckoopint of the English is an example.
starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root
any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
Any members of the family Araceae, including the Jack-in-the-Pulpit ( Arisaema triphyllum), Wild Calla ( Calla palustris), and Sweet Flag ( Acorus calmus) of the North Country. From the Greek, aron, the name for the European Arum or Cuckoo Pint ( Arum italicum)