Definition of Plumbagos

1. Noun. (plural of plumbago) ¹

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Definition of Plumbagos

1. plumbago [n] - See also: plumbago

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumbagos

plumb bobs
plumb crazy
plumb level
plumb line
plumb lines
plumb rule
plumbagos (current term)
plumber's crack
plumber's friend
plumber's helper
plumber's snake
plumber block

Literary usage of Plumbagos

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"plumbagos germinated in a cold frame. A. marítima and similar species are best ... 1 is slightly, Figs. 2-4 considerably, enlarged. plumbagos Natural Order ..."

2. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"The plumbagos exhibited in their natural state, are— Three very fine samples of the old black-lead, formerly found in Cumberland. The only native plumbago ..."

3. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"The plumbagos are generally blue or violet-colored flowering plants hardy only South but ... —Broad-leaved Storax. the plumbagos from other shrubs. summer. ..."

4. Hand-book of the Economic Products of the Punjab: With a Combined Index and by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1868)
"It is not a plumbago, but • black clay full of organic matter ; which, however, marks paper. GURGAON. 91.—[ 106-7 ]. plumbagos from ..."

5. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"The plumbagos, from South Africa, should be in every collection, as they are constant bloomers. ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Two species of shrubby plumbagos, P. capensis and P. rosea, are deservedly well known. In the middle and northern states they are treated as greenhouse ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1896)
"The Bantu and the Englishman may be found elsewhere on the earth's surface in equal or greater perfection; but the Boer, like our plumbagos, ..."

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