camas

noun
cam·as | \ˈka-məs \
variants: or less commonly camass \ˈka-məs \ or \ˈkwä-mish \

Definition of camas 

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

First Known Use of camas

1805, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for camas

Nez Percé qémʼes, qémʼeš

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