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Noun: plumbago  plúm'bey-gow
  1. Used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors
    - graphite, black lead
  2. Any plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago

Derived forms: plumbagos

Type of: atomic number 6, C, carbon, herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Plumbago

Encyclopedia: Plumbago, California