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1. plumbago

noun. any plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • genus Plumbago

Antonyms

  • follow
  • disadvantage
  • deficit

Etymology

  • plumbago (Latin)
  • plumbum (Latin)

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2. plumbago

noun. used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors.

Synonyms

  • pencil
  • graphite
  • C
  • black lead
  • lead
  • carbon
  • atomic number 6

Etymology

  • plumbago (Latin)
  • plumbum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word plumbago


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plant false plumbago in full sun, partial shade or full shade as long as it gets the shade in the afternoon and in a soil that is moist and well drained.

2. Adjective
Use the amount of glyphosate indicated on the bottle for the number of plumbago plants you are treating.

3. Adverb
Native to South Africa, plumbago will grow well outdoors in the tropical and subtropical regions of the country.

4. Verb, base form
These areas maintain warm conditions conducive to plumbago blooms through December.

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