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  Definition of Jack-in-the-pulpit
  1. common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum
  2. common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
Similar Words: cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies, Arum maculatum, Indian turnip, wake-robin, Arisaema triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens

 

Member Meronyms: genus Arum, Arisaema, genus Arisaema

 

 
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