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plan•tain



Pronunciation: (plan'tin, -tn), [key]
n.
1. a tropical plant, Musa paradisiaca, of the banana family, resembling the banana.
2. its fruit, eaten cooked as a staple food in tropical regions.

plan•tain



Pronunciation: (plan'tin, -tn), [key]
n.
any plant of the genus Plantago, esp. P. major, a weed with large, spreading leaves close to the ground and long, slender spikes of small flowers.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

planta genistaplantain-eater
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