Definitions for "Calamus"
Keywords:  acorus, rush, perennial, aromatic, flag
A species of Acorus (Acorus calamus), commonly called calamus, or sweet flag. The root has a pungent, aromatic taste, and is used in medicine as a stomachic; the leaves have an aromatic odor, and were formerly used instead of rushes to strew on floors.
Acorus calamus, a perennial aquatic herb with triangular stems and long creeping roots. It is also called Sweet Rush, Sweet Sedge, Sweet Flag and Muskrat Root.
the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
Keywords:  rattan, palm, genus, cane, sparidae
The indian cane, a plant of the Palm family. It furnishes the common rattan. See Rattan, and Dragon's blood.
Ex. 30: 23; Song 4: 14; Eze. 27: 19] - A sort of reed, or sweet scented cane, used by the Jews as a perfume.
any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes
Keywords:  quill, feather, plume, horny, literacy
The horny basal portion of a feather; the barrel or quill.
the hollow shaft of a feather
a quill pen, made of a plume or reed, and is thus a symbol of literacy and learning
Keywords:  calaveras, dodge, clinton, iowa, county
a city in Clinton County , Iowa , United States
a town in Dodge County Wisconsin , USA Calaveras County Calaveras County is a county in the State of California , USA