arum arum  /ˈɛ rəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root
  2. (n) any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe

Usage(s):

  1. His face was delicately veiled by strings of orange blossoms and arum lilies specially flown in from Bangalore, 300 miles away.
  2. The titan arum plant flowers every four years or so in the jungles of its native Indonesia, but more than 30 years have elapsed since one blossomed in Britain.

News

  1. Ponce de Leon blocked by downed tree

    Ponce de Leon Avenue is completely blocked by a fallen tree. The major road has been closed at Clifton Road since around 5 a.m. Thursday. Work began to move the tree around 7:30 a.m. Channel 2 traffic reporter Mark Arum advises commuters to completely avoid the area and to use McLendon Avenue, North Decatur Road or DeKalb Avenue as alternates. Watch Channel 2 Action News for updates on the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

  2. Monaghan signs

    Hall of Fame Top Rank promoter Bob Arum announced today that undefeated Light Heavyweight contender “Irish” Seanie Monaghan (18-0, 11 KOs), of Long Beach, NY will fight on the upcoming Bradley vs Marquez HBO PPV telecast on Oct. 12 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fightnews.com

  3. The Super Fight that Never Was: How Bob Arum Blew it with Juan Manuel Lopez and Yuriorkis Gamboa

    COMMENTARY | Once upon a time, in a boxing era far, far away, Top Rank Promotions' Bob Arum stood on top of boxing's highest mountain and shouted to the fans below that he wasn't ready to make the highly anticipated fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa and Juan Manuel Lopez. Well, it wasn't actually all that long ago. Three years to be exact. But it sure does seem like it was eons ago when both Lopez ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

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