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Definition 1: any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for aroid in the sense of this definition

(aroid is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of aroid ) tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes

(... is a kind of aroid ) any plant of the genus Nephthytis

(... is a kind of aroid ) European arum resembling the cuckoopint

(... is a kind of aroid ) any plant of the genus Dracontium; strongly malodorous tropical American plants usually with gigantic leaves

(... is a kind of aroid ) an evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name

(... is a kind of aroid ) herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves

(... is a kind of aroid ) any plant of the genus Caladium cultivated for their ornamental foliage variously patterned in white or pink or red

(... is a kind of aroid ) tuberous perennial having a cowl-shaped maroon or violet-black spathe; Mediterranean; Canaries; Azores

(... is a kind of aroid ) early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix

(... is a kind of aroid ) common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

(... is a kind of aroid ) malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feet

(... is a kind of aroid ) foul-smelling somewhat fleshy tropical plant of southeastern Asia cultivated for its edible corms or in the greenhouse for its large leaves and showy dark red spathe surrounding a large spadix

(... is a kind of aroid ) putrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber

(... is a kind of aroid ) any plant of the genus Amorphophallus

(... is a kind of aroid ) any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries

(... is a kind of aroid ) ornamental plant of Middle East cultivated for its dark purple spathe

(... is a kind of aroid ) common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum

(... is a member of aroid) anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron

Definition 2: relating to a plant of the family Araceae - [adjective denoting pert]

Synonyms for aroid in the sense of this definition

(aroid belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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