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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aroid  \Ar"oid\,  n.  [Arum  +  -oid.]  (Bot.) 
  Any  plant  of  the  Arum  family  ({Arace[ae]}). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aroid  \A"roid\,  Aroideous  \A*roid"e*ous\,  a.  [Arum  +  -oid.] 
  (Bot.) 
  Belonging  to  or  resembling,  the  Arum  family  of  plants. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aroid 
  adj  :  (botany)  relating  to  a  plant  of  the  family  Araceae  [syn:  {araceous}] 
  n  :  any  plant  of  the  family  Araceae;  have  small  flowers  massed 
  on  a  spadix  surrounded  by  a  large  spathe  [syn:  {arum}] 




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