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plumbago

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noun plum·ba·go \ˌpləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of plumbago

plural plum·ba·gos

  1. 1 [New Latin, from Latin] :  any of a genus (Plumbago of the family Plumbaginaceae, the plumbago family) of chiefly tropical herbs and shrubs with alternate leaves and spikes of showy flowers

  2. 2 :  graphite 1



Origin of plumbago

Latin plumbagin-, plumbago galena, from plumbum


First Known Use: 1747


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plumbago

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noun plum·ba·go \ˌpləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\

Medical Definition of plumbago

plural plum·ba·gos




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