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1. plantain

noun. ['ˈplæntən'] starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics.

Synonyms

  • plantain tree
  • Musa paradisiaca
  • veggie
  • vegetable

Etymology

  • plantano (Spanish)

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Rhymes with Plantain

  • vanzanten
  • scranton
  • atlantan
  • stanton
  • spanton
  • glanton
  • clanton
  • branton
  • blanton
  • tanton
  • santon
  • panton
  • manton
  • hanten
  • fanton
  • danton
  • canton
  • banton

How do you pronounce plantain?

Pronounce plantain as ˈplæntən.

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Sentences with plantain


1. Noun, singular or mass
They come from the exact same plant -- the plantain is just the green, unripened fruit.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In addition to those macronutrients, plantain chips have a range of essential vitamins and minerals.

2. plantain-leaved_pussytoes

noun. a variety of pussytoes.

Synonyms

  • cat's feet
  • cat's foot
  • Antennaria dioica

3. plantain

noun. ['ˈplæntən'] any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • Plantago major
  • ripple-grass
  • ribgrass
  • Plantago virginica
  • ribwort
  • genus Plantago
  • psyllium
  • hoary plantain
  • English plantain
  • Plantago
  • Spanish psyllium
  • Plantago psyllium
  • Plantago media
  • narrow-leaved plantain
  • rugel's plantain
  • buckthorn
  • cart-track plant
  • common plantain
  • broad-leaved plantain
  • whiteman's foot
  • herbaceous plant
  • Plantago lanceolata
  • Plantago rugelii
  • fleawort

Etymology

  • plantano (Spanish)

4. plantain

noun. ['ˈplæntən'] a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics.

Synonyms

  • banana tree
  • plantain tree
  • Musa paradisiaca

Etymology

  • plantano (Spanish)
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