Camassia \Camassia\ n. a genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs.

Syn: genus {Camassia}, Quamassia, genus {Quamassia}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Camassia — noun genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs • Syn: ↑genus Camassia, ↑Quamassia, ↑genus Quamassia • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Camassia — ID 13468 Symbol Key CAMAS Common Name camas Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, DC, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, MT, NC, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • camassia — ca·mas·sia …   English syllables

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