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Lexicographically close words:
artlessness; arton; artow; arts; artus; arums; arva; arvensis; arwe; arwes
  1. Arum maculatum has likewise been met with provided with a genuine perianth as in Acorus and other Orontiads.

  2. The spathe of Arum maculatum is sometimes represented by a stalked leaf similar to that which occurs, under ordinary circumstances, in Spathiphyllum, but in which genus the spadix is more or less adherent to the leaf-like spathe.

  3. They are not retained by the desire of food, for the arum provides them with nothing eatable; they do not come to breed, for they take care not to establish their grubs in that place of famine.

  4. What the atrocious fetor of the Arum cannot do the absence of odour accomplishes!

  5. I can do still better with the flower of the Serpent Arum (Arum dracunculus), so noteworthy both for its form and its incomparable stench.

  6. That the Serpent Arum should elaborate a powerful essence which impregnates the atmosphere and makes it noisome is perfectly simple and comprehensible.

  7. The rainbow is not so moving as the arum lily.

  8. And so the accumulating dilation, on to the whirling climax of the perfect arum lily.

  9. Of all blossoms, the arum, the arum lily is most mystical and portentous.

  10. The arum has acrid properties, but its corm yields Portland sago or arrowroot.

  11. It didn't disturb Mr. Twist's unprejudiced American mind that an English inn embowered in heliotrope and arum lilies and eucalyptus trees would be odd and unnatural, and it wouldn't disturb anybody else there either.

  12. He then saw that down at the bottom of the garden, in the most private place as regards being overheard, partly concealed by some arum lilies that grew immensely there like splendid weeds, stood the twins facing each other.

  13. While he ate, he kept on furtively looking down the garden at the two figures facing each other by the arum lilies.

  14. In the basin of the great marble fountain white arum lilies were blooming, geraniums trailed from tall vases, and palms, bamboos, and other exotics backed the row of lemon trees at the end of the paved walk.

  15. The roots of the Arum are scratched up and eaten by thrushes in severe snowy seasons.

  16. The last professor Linneus, in his Supplementum Plantarum, gives the following account of the Arum Muscivorum.

  17. He threw it into the water a great jar of arum lilies presumably contain, and Mrs. Fisher, aware of the value men attach to their newly-lit cigars, could not but be impressed by this immediate and magnificent amende honorable.

  18. Tubs of arum lilies stood about on the stone floor, and on a table flamed a huge bunch of fierce nasturtiums.

  19. When the root leaves of the arum first push up they are closely rolled together in a pointed spike.

  20. On the sward by the wayside, among the nettles and under the bushes, and on the mound the dark green arum leaves grew everywhere, sometimes in bunches close together.

  21. Willowherbs, however, fill every place in the ditch here where they can find room between the bushes, and the arum is equally common, but the lesser celandine absent.

  22. On January 7th, there were briar buds opening into young leaf; on the 9th a dandelion in flower, and an arum up.

  23. In spring, thrushes move along, rustling the fallen leaves as they search among the arum sheaths unrolling beside the sheltering palings.

  24. She went through the conservatory, where the warm whiteness of azalia, and spirea, and arum lilies contrasted curiously with the cold white snow out of doors, to the hall, where a stranger was standing talking to the butler.

  25. The deep hearth was filled with arum lilies and azalias, like a font at Easter.

  26. Pewt says if you hook a piece of pork after dark, rub it on the warts and say arum erum irum orum urum and nurum 3 times turn round twice and throw the pork thru a window, then the warts will all be gone the next day.

  27. Sweet peas, dahlias, lilies of the valley, arum lilies and indeed every flower that is popular in England is equally popular in America, and consequently is largely grown.

  28. The most valuable of all the staples is ndalo, or taro (Arum esculentum), which can only be grown successfully in the wet districts of the islands, or in places where there is running water.

  29. The staple foods of the Fijians are Yams, Taro (Arum esculentum), Plantains and Bread-fruit.

  30. And now the arum begins its great preparations for the act of flowering.

  31. So the whole cycle of arum existence begins afresh, and there is hardly a plant in the field around me which has not a history as strange as this one.

  32. The flies go from one arum to another, attracted by the colour, in search of pollen; and the pistils, or female flowers, ripen first.

  33. Well, the arum has no such valuable reserve as that; it is early cast upon its own resources, and so it shifts for itself with resolution.

  34. When the arum has laid by enough starch to make a flower it begins to send up a tall stalk, on the top of which grows the curious hooded blossom known to be one of the earliest forms still surviving upon earth.

  35. In the bank which supports the hedge, beside this little hanger on the flank of Black Down, the glossy arrow-headed leaves of the common arum form at this moment beautiful masses of vivid green foliage.

  36. The sheathing leaves of this native perennial, which belongs to the arum family (Araceae), are from 2 to 6 feet in height and about 1 inch in width; they are sharp pointed and have a ridged midrib running their entire length.

  37. It belongs to the arum family (Araceae) and is a perennial.

  38. It is a perennial plant belonging to the arum family (Araceae), and reaches a height of from 10 inches to 3 feet.

  39. The British Domestic Herbal, of Sydenham's time, describes a case of alarming dropsy, with great constitutional exhaustion treated most successfully with a medicine composed of Arum and Angelica, which cured in about three weeks.

  40. The "English Passion Flower" and "Portland Sago" are other names given to the Arum Maculatum.

  41. In Queen Elizabeth's time the Arum was known as starch-wort because the roots were then used for supplying pure white starch to stiffen the ruffs and frills worn at that time by gallants and ladies.

  42. So common a plant as the arum did not seem to exist; on the other hand, ferns literally made up the hedges, growing in such quantities as to take the place of the grasses.

  43. Another place, again, in the same county is full of rooks, and the arum is green on the banks.

  44. The old naturalists said the bear on awakening from its winter sleep dug up and ate the roots of the arum in order to open the tube of the intestine which had flattened together during hibernation.

  45. In the arum the white advertisement flaunted before flying insects is not even essential to the florets' existence, except as it helps them attract their pollen-carrying friends.

  46. We nave just seen how the green arrow-arum bores a hole in the mud and plants its own seeds in autumn.

  47. Now, the true flowers of the arum and all its spadix-bearing kin are so minute that one scarcely notices them where they are clustered on the club-shaped column in the center of the apparent "flower.

  48. One arcade in particular was quite lovely, with arches made of double red geranium, mixed with the feathery-looking pepper leaves, while the uprights were covered with amaryllis and white arum lilies.

  49. Some of the arches were very beautiful; they were all decorated with flowering shrubs, flowers (particularly the arum lily) and leaves of the silver-tree.

  50. In places the cavalcade emerged from the sands up on to where the road skirts a rocky shore, and where at this season of the year beautiful arum lilies and other bright flowers were growing in the greatest profusion.

  51. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "arum" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.