Meaning of CAMAS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

also cam·ass ˈka-məs ; or qua·mash ˈkwä-mish

Etymology: Nez Percé qém'es, qém'eš

Date: 1805

: any of a genus ( Camassia and especially C. quamash ) of plants of the lily family chiefly of the western United States with edible bulbs — compare death camas

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