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calamus

cal·a·mus

calamus

 
pronunciation:
kae l mihs
part of speech: noun
inflections: calami
definition 1: a wild iris known as the sweet flag, or its aromatic root.
definition 2: any of various Asiatic climbing palms whose stems are used for wickerwork or canes; rattan.
definition 3: the hollow shaft of a feather; quill.