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camas

noun cam·as \ˈka-məs\\ˈkwä-mish\

Definition of CAMAS

:  any of a genus (Camassia and especially C. quamash) of plants of the lily family chiefly of the western United States with edible bulbs — compare death camas

Variants of CAMAS

cam·as also cam·ass \ˈka-məs\ or qua·mash \ˈkwä-mish\

Origin of CAMAS

Nez Percé qém'es, qém'eš
First Known Use: 1805

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