camas

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English[edit]

A camas in bloom

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Chinook Jargon qamaš, qawaš (camas), from Nootka qawaš (camas), or perhaps from Nez Perce qém̓es (camas).

Noun[edit]

camas (plural camases or camas)

  1. Any of the North American flowering plants of the genus Camassia.
    • 1942, Emily Carr, The Book of Small, "James' Bay and Dallas Road," [1]
      There were stretches of fine, soft grass on the cliffs and great patches of camass and buttercups.
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Etymology 2[edit]

cama +‎ -s

Noun[edit]

camas

  1. plural of cama

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

camas

  1. second-person singular past historic of camer

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

camās

  1. accusative plural of cama

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

camas m (uncountable)

  1. (Guernsey) noise

Portuguese[edit]

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camas

  1. plural of cama

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camas f pl

  1. plural of cama