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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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