Definition of Leadplant

1. Noun. Shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore.

Exact synonyms: Amorpha Canescens, Lead Plant
Generic synonyms: Amorpha



Definition of Leadplant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leadplant

leading wheel
leadingly
leadings
leadless
leadlight
leadlights
leadlike
leadline
leadlines
leadman
leadmen
leadoff
leadoff hitter
leadoff hitters
leadoffs
leadplant (current term)
leadplants
leads
leads off
leadscrew
leadscrews
leadsman
leadsmen
leadup
leadups
leadwork
leadworks
leadwort
leadwort family
leadworts

Literary usage of Leadplant

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... plantado, plantain not plantage, and plumbago, in English leadplant I think, perhaps all belong to the same class, the Latin having probably derived the ..."

2. Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year by John Charles Frémont (1847)
"Amorpha canescens (leadplant) continued the characteristic plant of the country, and a narrow-leaved lathyrus occurred during the morning, in beautiful ..."

3. Government Bonds: Statistical Data, Treasury Regulations, Market Quotations by First National City Bank of New York (1903)
"leadplant...We have received remittance mentioned in your letter of Leadscrew . .We have received remittance mentioned in your telegram of • Leafage We have ..."

4. The Life of Col. John Charles Fremont: And His Narrative of Explorations and by John Charles Frémont, Samuel Mosheim Smucker (1856)
"Amorpha canescens (leadplant) continued the characteristic plant of the country, and a narrow-leaved lathyrus occurred during the morning, in beautiful ..."

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