A"rum, n. [L. arum, aros, Gr. .]

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.

Our common arums the lords and ladies of village children. Lubbock.

⇒ The American "Jack in the pulpit" is now separated from the genus Arum.

 

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