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noun as in feather

noun as in quill

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Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.

The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.

Then follow other articles of commerce: bright iron, cassia, calamus and precious cloths for chariots.

Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.

It loves the roots of several species of nymphae, but its favourite is calamus root (calamus or acorus aromaticus).


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calamus, such as: fringe, plume, crest, down, fin, and fluff.

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