Definition of Acorus

1. Noun. Sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acorus

Acnidosporidia
Acocanthera
Acocanthera oblongifolia
Acocanthera oppositifolia
Acocanthera spectabilis
Acocanthera venenata
Acol
Acoli
Acoma
Aconcagua
Aconitum
Aconitum lycoctonum
Aconitum napellus
Acoraceae
Acores
Acorus
Acorus calamus
Acosta's disease
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Acragas
Acrasiomycetes
Acre
Acre antshrike
Acre antshrikes
Acrel's ganglion
Acrididae
Acridotheres
Acridotheres tristis
Acrilan
Acris

Literary usage of Acorus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"3), Stratiotes aloides, Alisma Plantago, acorus Calamus, (Janczewski). ... But he diners from Janczewski with regard to Allium, acorus, and Alisma, ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"The Calamus aromaticus of mediaeval writers was doubtless acorus Calamus. ... A pessary composed of acorus, saffron and mare's milk is used to promote ..."

3. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"... 279 acorus CALAMUS the Pharmacopoeia of India. But it was formerly recognised in both the London and Edinburgh Pharmacopeias. Collection. ..."

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