Jacob's rod


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Noun1.Jacob's rod - asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight
asphodel - any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers
Asphodeline, genus Asphodeline - genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae
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Jacob's rod Paul McCarthy took second place with 121.