Plumbago

Plum*ba"go

, n. [L., from plumbum lead.] 1. (Min.) Same as Graphite.
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2. (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants with pretty salver-shaped corollas, usually blue or violet; leadwort.
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Plum"be*an

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Plum"be*ous

(?), } a. [L. plumbeus, from plumbum the metal lead.] 1. Consisting of, or resembling, lead. J. Ellis.
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2. Dull; heavy; stupid. [R.] J. P. Smith.
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