jack-in-the-pulpit

Definition of jack-in-the-pulpit

n.1.A common American spring-flowering woodland herb (Arisæma triphyllum) having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries; also called Indian turnip.
2.A common European arum (Arum maculatum) with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; it emerges in early spring and is a source of a sagolike starch called arum.

Related Words

Arisaema, Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema triphyllum, aroid, arum, genus Arisaema, Indian turnip, wake-robin
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