Definition of Acorus calamus
1. Noun. Perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots.
Group relationships: Acorus, Genus Acorus
Terms within: Calamus
Terms within: Calamus Oil
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Acorus Calamus
Literary usage of Acorus calamus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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. ..."