Definition of calamus
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Orthography ID = 1002001
1.
LEM
calamus, calamī
κάλαμος
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. a reed, cane
  2. a reed pen
  3. a reed-pipe, reed
  4. an arrow
  5. a fishing-rod
  6. a lime-twig for snaring birds
Abbreviations
calamus ī, m, ka/lamos, a reed, cane: calami palustres, O.: dispares, O.

—Meton., of objects made of reeds, a reed pen: bonus: transversus, H.

— Poet.: levi calamo ludere, to trifle, Ph.

— A reed-pipe, reed: calamo trivisse labellum, V.: agrestis, V.: curvus, Ct.: hians, Pr.

—An arrow: calami spicula Gnosii, H.: levis, O.: Per calamos venatricis puellae, Iu.

—A fishing-rod: calamo salientes ducere pisces, O.

—A lime-twig for snaring birds, Pr.

—A straw, stalk, blade: lupini, V.
 
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