camas vs camash what difference

what is difference between camas and camash

English

Etymology 1

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

Noun

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.
Alternative forms
  • cammas, camass, quamash
Derived terms
  • Camas County
  • death camas
Translations

Etymology 2

cama +‎ -s

Noun

camas

  1. plural of cama

Anagrams

  • AACSM

French

Verb

camas

  1. second-person singular past historic of camer

Latin

Noun

camās

  1. accusative plural of cama

Norman

Etymology

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Noun

camas m (uncountable)

  1. (Guernsey) noise

Portuguese

Noun

camas

  1. plural of cama

Spanish

Noun

camas f pl

  1. plural of cama


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