1. The dried, unpeeled rhizome of Acorus calamus (family Araceae), cultivated in Burma and Sri Lanka, a carminative and anthelminthic.

2. A reed-shaped structure.

Origin: L. Reed, a pen

(05 Mar 2000)

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