plumbago


plum·ba·go

noun \ˌpləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\
plural plum·ba·gos

Definition of PLUMBAGO

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
:  graphite 1

Origin of PLUMBAGO

Latin plumbagin-, plumbago galena, from plumbum
First Known Use: 1747

plum·ba·go

noun \ˌpləm-ˈbā-(ˌ)gō\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural plum·ba·gos

Medical Definition of PLUMBAGO

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