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plantain 1

American English: /ˈplænt(ə)n/
British English: /ˈplantɪn/
, /ˈplanteɪn/

noun

  • uncountable and countable (weed)
    carmel (masculine)
    llantén (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • What girl child has not, during the warm summer months of her youth, played in the out of doors making weed soup from plantain leaves, grass, marigolds, any green or blooming thing.
    • The composition is punctuated by dramatic rocks, pine, bamboo and flowering prunus, plantain, rose and willow.
    • Look out for sudden appearances of weeds such as dandelion and plantain in your lawn.

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plantain 2
American English: /ˈplænt(ə)n/
British English: /ˈplantɪn/
, /ˈplanteɪn/

noun

  • (fruit, tree)
    Example sentences
    • The Gabonese produce enough bananas, plantains, sugar, and soap to export to nearby cities, but 90 percent of the food is imported.
    • Bananas are typically thought of as a dessert course while the starchy plantains are cooked before eating and are considered a major staple of the tropic countries.
    • On the coast, there is great dependence on bananas and green plantains.
    Example sentences
    • Tree trunks of green banana or plantain stood in ranks, some as tall as me.
    • Excerpts from these will inscribed, along with Chinese ghost stories, on the leaves of a plantain palm - a tree said to attract ghosts in China - installed at the Fruitmarket.
    • The fungus attacks all major varieties of bananas and plantains, turning the leaves a mottled yellow, brown and black, hindering photosynthesis.

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