Sweet-flag meaning

A perennial herb (Acorus calamus) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, growing in marshy places and having grasslike leaves, minute greenish flowers borne on a thick spadix, and aromatic rhizomes used in medicine and perfumery.
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A similar plant (Acorus americanus) native to North America.
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A perennial marsh plant (Acorus calamus) of the arum family, with sword-shaped leaves, small, green flowers, and a sweet-scented rhizome.
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A perennial herb (Acorus calamus) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, growing in marshy places and having grasslike leaves, minute greenish flowers borne on a thick spadix, and aromatic rhizomes used in medicine and perfumery.
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A similar plant (Acorus americanus) native to North America.
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A perennial wetland plant, Acorus calamus, with an aromatic medicinal root, formerly used to strew floors, also known as calamus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sweet-flag
Plural:
sweet-flags