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  The word "aroid"
From: Alektra at aol.com on 2002.10.14 at 20:58:30(9545)
I believe the word "aroid" comes from the Latin word "arum," which means

From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at msn.com> on 2002.10.15 at 03:07:14(9546)
Close, but according to 'The Genera of Araceae', the word 'arum' is derived
directly from ancient Greek 'aron'.


From: "Ron" ronlene at adelphia.net> on 2002.10.15 at 06:01:05(9547)
Thanks!! Ron
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From: "Ron" ronlene at adelphia.net> on 2002.10.15 at 10:11:34(9548)
Very intersting!! What does the Greek word 'aron' mean??? Ron
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From: "W. George Schmid" hostahill at bellsouth.net> on 2002.10.16 at 09:43:28(9549)
Hi Ron, Aron, is the classical Greek name used by the Greek polymath
Theophrastus for Arum. Its meaning is the same. HTH George
W. George Schmid
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