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Definition 1: any plumbaginaceous plant of the genus Plumbago - [noun denoting plant]

(plumbago is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a member of plumbago) shrubs and herbs and woody vines of warm regions: leadwort

Definition 2: used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors - [noun denoting substance]

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(plumbago is a kind of ...) an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds

(... is a kind of plumbago ) mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil

(... is a kind of plumbago ) graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication

"the words were scribbled in pencil" "this artist's favorite medium is pencil"

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