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Synonyms of plantain

Noun


1. plantain, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally

2. plantain, plantain tree, Musa paradisiaca, banana, banana tree

usage: a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics

3. plantain, vegetable, veggie, veg

usage: starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics

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