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  1. dracontium(noun)

    any plant of the genus Dracontium; strongly malodorous tropical American plants usually with gigantic leaves


  1. dracontium(Noun)

    The roots and rhizomes of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus

    Etymology: From the former genus name Dracontium, from dracontium, from δρακόντιον.


  1. Dracontium

    Dracontium is a flowering plant similar to Amorphophallus. It can be distinguished on the basis of its inflorescence, which is smaller and unisexual. The tuber is large, similar to that of Amorphophallus but rounder, with no central and circular scar mark. When the plant begins to flower, the tuber swells and smoothens.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dracontium

    drā-kon′shi-um, n. a genus of American araceous plants: the root of the skunk-cabbage. [Gr.,—drakōn, a dragon.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dracontium in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dracontium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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