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Synonyms for jack-in-the-pulpit

Noun

1. jack-in-the-pulpit, Indian turnip, wake-robin, Arisaema triphyllum, Arisaema atrorubens, arum, aroid
usage: common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
2. cuckoopint, lords-and-ladies, jack-in-the-pulpit, Arum maculatum, arum, aroid
usage: common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum
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