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EnglishEdit

A camas in bloom

Etymology 1Edit

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

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NounEdit

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 2Edit

cama +‎ -s

NounEdit

camas

  1. plural of cama

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

camas

  1. second-person singular past historic of camer

NormanEdit

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NounEdit

camas m ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Guernsey) noise

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

camas

  1. plural of cama

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NounEdit

camas f pl

  1. plural of cama
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