plumbago

See also: Plumbago

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin plumbāgō (type of lead ore), from plumbum (lead).

 
Plumbago

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NounEdit

plumbago (countable and uncountable, plural plumbagos or plumbagoes)

  1. (botany) A plant of the genus Plumbago; leadwort. [from 17th c.]
  2. (mineralogy, now chiefly historical) Graphite. [from 18th c.]

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Further readingEdit

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2022), “Plumbago”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • plumbago”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2022.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin plumbāgō. See also plombagine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plœ̃.ba.ɡo/
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NounEdit

plumbago m (plural plumbagos)

  1. (botany) plumbago
    Synonym: dentelaire

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

plumbum (lead) +‎ -āgō

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plumbāgō f (genitive plumbāginis); third declension

  1. graphite
  2. the color of graphite
  3. leadwort

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative plumbāgō plumbāginēs
Genitive plumbāginis plumbāginum
Dative plumbāginī plumbāginibus
Accusative plumbāginem plumbāginēs
Ablative plumbāgine plumbāginibus
Vocative plumbāgō plumbāginēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • plumbago”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • plumbago in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette