Plumbaginous
Plumbaginous Plum*bag"i*nous, a. Resembling plumbago; consisting of, or containing, plumbago; as, a plumbaginous slate. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumbaginous — adjective Resembling plumbago; consisting of, or containing, plumbago; as, a plumbaginous slate …   Wiktionary

  • plumbaginous — /plum baj euh neuhs/, adj. containing graphite. [1790 1800; < L plumbagin (s. of plumbago) PLUMBAGO + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • plumbaginous — plum·bag·i·nous …   English syllables

  • plumbaginous — |pləm|bajənəs adjective Etymology: Latin plumbagin , plumbago galena + English ous : resembling graphite : consisting of or containing graphite …   Useful english dictionary

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  • plumbago —   n. graphite; Botany, leadwort.    ♦ plumbaginous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • plumbago — [plum bā′gō] n. pl. plumbagos [L plumbago < plumbum, LEAD2] 1. GRAPHITE 2. Bot. LEADWORT plumbaginous [plumbaj′i nəs] adj …   English World dictionary

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