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sweet flag


sweet flag

noun \-ˈflag\

Definition of SWEET FLAG

:  a perennial marsh herb (Acorus calamus) of the arum family (Araceae) having long leaves and a pungent rootstock and used especially formerly as a flavoring agent and in folk medicine but now largely abandoned because of demonstrated carcinogenicity and toxicity in laboratory animals—see calamus
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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