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A plant of the arum family, with heart-shaped leaves, a white spathe, and a green spadix. It grows in swamps and boggy ground in north temperate regions.
- ‘Where else can you get your picture taken with Juvan's houseleek and the endemic bog arum?’
- ‘Bog arum is a plant that you can put in the areas around your water garden.’
- ‘The Bog Arum can be grown in a bog garden or in water that will not cover more than 2 inches of the plant's crown.’
- ‘The skunk cabbage I am talking about is Lysichiton americanus, and is also called swamp lantern, and bog arum.’
- ‘It contains many triflorum rhododendrons as well as a boggy pool with royal ferns and bog arums.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.