calamus calamus


  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


  1. Highland goes 2-1 at Calamus-Wheatland tournament

    No. 12 Highland went 2-1 at the Calamus-Wheatland softball tournament on Saturday. The Huskies opened the tournament by blanking Camanche 5-0. Senior Paige Wieland went 4-for-4 and drove in a run in the game, and sophomore Morgan Craig was 2-for-3 at the plate. Freshman Cheyann Adamson went 1-for-3 and drove in two runs, and freshman Jenna Dresselhaus drove in a run with a pinch-hit single ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Evening Journal

  2. Northeast back to its winning ways

    CALAMUS -- Northeast got back to its winning ways Saturday, taking three games in an eight-team softball tournament hosted by Calamus-Wheatland. The event also featured Camanche and Bellevue, both teams earning a win. After falling to 5-5 earlier in
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Clinton Herald

  3. 3 charged after child seriously injured

    CLINTON -- Three people are accused of willful injury and child endangerment in connection with a Feb. 18 incident that authorities say led to life-threatening injuries for a 6-week-old baby. Danielle R. Bunce, 22, of Calamus, Eladio Pena Jr., 29, of
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Clinton Herald

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amiable amiable
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