Origin of arumModern Latin from Classical Latin from Classical Greek aron, the cuckoopint
any plant of the arum family (esp. genus Arum) which is characterized by small flowers on a thick spike, within a hoodlike leaf
designating a family (Araceae, order Arales) of monocotyledonous plants growing throughout the world, including the jack-in-the-pulpit and skunk cabbage
- Any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Arum having basal, arrowhead-shaped leaves, such as the cuckoopint.
- Any of numerous other plants in the family Araceae.
Origin of arumLatin wake-robin from Greek aron
- A flower or plant in the genus Arum
From the botanical name Arum, from Latin arum, from Ancient Greek ἄρον (aron)
New Latin arum, from Ancient Greek [script?] (aron)
- -arum, Osc. -azum.
- - Spadix of Arum niaculatum from which the greater part of the spathe has been cut away.
- An account of his Welsh campaigns is given in the Vitae duorum Off arum, but it is difficult to determine how far the stories there given have an historical basis.
- A genus much represented is Culcasia, and swampy localities are thickly set with the giant Cyrtosperma arum, with flower spathes that are blotched with deep purple.
- Arum italicum, Mill.