What are calamus?

  • (noun): A genus of Sparidae.
    Synonyms: genus Calamus
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on calamus:

Calamus, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 379 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 14.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Calamus Rotang
... Calamus rotang L ... Calamus is a genus of some 300 species found in the tropics of Africa and Asia ...
Calamus (DTP)
... Calamus is a desktop publishing application, built for Atari computer ... Calamus is still supported by its German owner company, invers Software, and also runs under a built-in and transparent Atari emulator on Windows, or on other platforms such ... Calamus is a software RIP application which generates high-quality output in any resolution ...
Calamus Gibbsianus
... Calamus gibbsianus is a species of Rattan palm in the genus Calamus endemic to the island of Borneo ...
Pennaceous Feather
... Its basal part, called a calamus, is embedded in the skin ... The calamus is hollow and has pith formed from the dry remains of the feather pulp, and the calamus opens below by an inferior umbilicus and above by a ... The stalk above the calamus is a solid rachis having an umbilical groove on its underside ...

More definitions of "calamus":

  • (noun): The aromatic root of the sweet flag used medicinally.
  • (noun): Any tropical Asian palm of the genus Calamus; light tough stems are a source of rattan canes.
  • (noun): The hollow shaft of a feather.
    Synonyms: quill, shaft