calami calami

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes
  2. (n) the aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally
  3. (n) perennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
  4. (n) a genus of Sparidae
  5. (n) the hollow spine of a feather

News

  • Shenanigans surround oil rig compensation

    Gulf Coast residents, victimized in 2010 by BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, are being victimized again, this time by trial lawyers exploiting a legal system ill-equipped to handle such calami
    on August 28, 2013     Source: The Conroe Courier

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