flagroot


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Related to flagroot: Calamus Root
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Noun1.flagroot - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic rootsflagroot - perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
Acorus, genus Acorus - sweet flags; sometimes placed in subfamily Acoraceae
calamus - the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
calamus oil - carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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(30) And in July of 1846, when Emerson heard Thoreau read portions of A Week he was genuinely impressed, calling the book "spicy as flagroot" yet "broad and deep" (L 3.338).