What is another word for camas?

Pronunciation: [kˈɑːməz] (IPA)

Camas is synonymous with many different terms depending on context. In the botanical realm, camas can be used interchangeably with the term Camassia, a genus of plants native to North America. More broadly, the term camas can refer to any edible bulb of the Camassia plant or the common name for any plant with a bulb that has traditionally been used as a food source for indigenous peoples of western North America. Camas is also a term that has been used to describe a type of blanket made from the wool of mountain goats. In some regions, camas is used colloquially as a slang term for bed or sleeping.

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What are the hypernyms for Camas?

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What are the hyponyms for Camas?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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Usage examples for Camas

Like death camas, it produces pronounced nausea, resulting in vomiting and weakness, and in cases which recover the effects may continue for several days.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
This plant, which is closely related to the death-camas plants, is sometimes known as "stagger grass" and causes a considerable loss in the Southern States.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
B. Hermann, who is doing all in his power to draw public attention to his district: "Ten-mile and camas Valleys, being respectively ten and fifteen to twenty-five miles from the terminus of the Oregon and California Railroad at Roseburg, are without any other outlet.
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash

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