Camas meaning

kăm'əs
Any of several plants of the genus Camassia, especially C. quamash of western North America, having grasslike leaves, a raceme of blue flowers, and a bulb that has traditionally been an important food for various Native American peoples.
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Death camas.
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Any of the North American flowering plants of the genus Camassia.
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Plural form of cama.
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A town in Clark County, Washington, USA.
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A town near Seville, Spain.
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Origin of camas

  • Nez Perce qém’es, qém’eš
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Chinook Jargon qamaÅ¡, qawaÅ¡, from Nootka qawaÅ¡.
    From Wiktionary
  • cama +"Ž -s
    From Wiktionary