calamus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word calamus

(noun) any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes Definition
(noun) the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally Definition
(noun) perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots Definition
(noun) a genus of Sparidae
Synonyms : genus calamus
(noun) the hollow spine of a feather
Synonyms : quill , shaft

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