Definition of Dragon arum

1. Noun. European arum resembling the cuckoopint.

Exact synonyms: Dracunculus Vulgaris, Green Dragon
Generic synonyms: Aroid, Arum
Group relationships: Dracunculus, Genus Dracunculus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dragon Arum

dragon's blood
dragon's eye
dragon's head
dragon's mouth
dragon's tail
dragon arum (current term)
dragon beam
dragon beams
dragon boat
dragon boat festival
dragon boats
dragon fruit
dragon fruits
dragon lizard
dragon sail
dragon sails
dragon tree
dragon trees

Literary usage of Dragon arum

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1. The Wonders of Nature and Art: Comprising Upwards of Three Hundred of the by Joseph Taylor (1838)
"ARUM DRACUNCULUS, or dragon arum. She comes peeping from her purple crest, with mischief ... Oh ! wander not where dragon arum show'rs Her baleful dews, ..."

2. Landscapes of Samos: A Countryside Guide by Brian Anderson, Eileen Anderson (2002)
"If you notice the tall purple spathe of the dragon arum, Dracunculus vulgaris, which grows on many parts of the island, then get your nose close to the bowl ..."

3. Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically by Henry Phillips (1829)
"Pliny says that the smell of the common dragon arum is so offensive as to be even dangerous to pregnant ladies. He tells us, also, that it was a common ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Medit. regions. GG III. 47:198. WILHELM MILLER. DRAGON PLANTS. The dragon arum, dragon root or green dragon, is the native ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... all over and much darker along the wavy border. Mediterranean regions. w_ M_ DRAGON PLANTS. The dragon arum, Dragon Root or Green Dragon, is the native ..."

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