- a plant of genus Canna (Canna Indica). The difficult black colored seeds tend to be because large as swan shot. See Canna.
- A plant of the genus Canna, especially C. Indica: so named from difficult shot-like seeds, which there are many in pod. See cut-under Canna.
- canna cultivated specifically for its edible rootstock from where arrowroot starch is gotten
Hypernym for "Indian shot"
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