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Calamus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Section of Whitman's Leaves of Grass containing 45 poems first published in the 1860 edition. Its theme of the spiritual love of man for man complements that of “Children of Adam.”

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calamus

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 32 words.

A calamus (a Latin word) was a type of sharpened, split reed pen used for writing in ink on papyrus

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calamus

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

A calamus (a Latin word) was a type of sharpened, split reed pen used for writing in ink on papyrus or parchment in ancient times. See its use in currente calamo.

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Calamus

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Arecaceae)

A genus of palms in which the stem is clothed in a spiny tubular sheath, 10 m or more long, and flexuous, rarely short and erect. Leaves are pinnate, often with...

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Calamus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Section of Whitman's Leaves of Grass containing 45 poems first published in the 1860 edition. Its theme of the spiritual love of man for man complements that of “Children of Adam.”

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Calamus

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 129 words.

(family Arecaceae)

A genus of palms in which the stem is clothed in a spiny tubular sheath, 10 m or

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Calamus

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 129 words.

A genus of palms in which the stem is clothed in a spiny tubular sheath, 10 m or more long, and

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Calamus

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 36 words.

A term used in antiquity for various wind instruments, including the Aulos. For the use of the plural calami to describe the syrinx or its separate pipes see Theocritus, and Virgil; see alsonull...

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calamus

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 88 words.

• Lammas • Cadmus • Las Palmas • chiasmus, Erasmus • Nostradamus • famous, ignoramus, Seamus, shamus •

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 88 words.

• Lammas • Cadmus • Las Palmas • chiasmus, Erasmus • Nostradamus • famous, ignoramus, Seamus, shamus •

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<i>Calamus</i>

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 156 words.

section of Whitman’s Leaves of Grass containing 45 poems first published in the 1860 edition. Its theme of the

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