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English noun: plumbago

1. plumbago (substance) used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

Synonymsblack lead, graphite

Broader (hypernym)atomic number 6, C, carbon

Narrower (hyponym)lead, pencil, pencil lead

2. plumbago (plant) any plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago

Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant

Member meronymgenus Plumbago

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