A taxonomic genus within the family Araceae — found in central Europe and the Mediterranean, such as the cuckoopint, having arrow-shaped leaves.
Other Word Forms of Arum
Origin of Arum
From the botanical name Arum, from Latin arum, from Ancient Greek ἄρον (aron)
New Latin arum, from Ancient Greek [script?] (aron)
Latin wake-robin from Greek aron
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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