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See definition of calamus on Dictionary.com
  • as infeather
  • as inquill

synonyms for calamus

  • fringe
  • plume
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • pinion
  • pinna
  • plumule
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
  • penna
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How to use calamus in a sentence

Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Then follow other articles of commerce: bright iron, cassia, calamus and precious cloths for chariots.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Dan also and Javan going to and fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were in thy market.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
It loves the roots of several species of nymphae, but its favourite is calamus root (calamus or acorus aromaticus).
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The palm-tree is scented there and the calamus-reed is scented there; the scented papyrus blossoms there.
THE TOURLOUIS COUPERUS
Originally the calamus grew in a limited area and was difficult to obtain.
CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR RURAL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSVIRGINIA MCGAW
The outside of the raw calamus is smooth and is made into commercial cane used for chairs.
CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR RURAL AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLSVIRGINIA MCGAW
It appears to me, if "calamitas" were derived from calamus, it would mean something very different from what it does.
NOTES AND QUERIES 1850.02.23VARIOUS
The rattan is the stem of a creeping prickly palm, the scientific name of which is the calamus.
THE LAST VOYAGELADY (ANNIE ALLNUTT) BRASSEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CALAMUS

  • calamus
  • crest
  • down
  • fin
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • penna
  • pinion
  • pinna
  • plume
  • plumule
  • pompon
  • quill
  • shaft
  • spike
  • wing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.