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Synonyms for plantain
ˈplæn tɪn, -tnplan·tain

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 3 votes

  1. plantainnoun

    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

    plantain tree

  2. plantain, plantain tree, Musa paradisiacanoun

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

    plantain tree

  3. plantainnoun

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

    plantain tree

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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "plantain":

    indian-plantain, plantains

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plantain

    (1) Plantago major, broad-leafed plantain, che chien dze, che qian zi, common plantain, Plantago asiatica, ribwort, ripple grass, snakeweed

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  • jitrocelCzech
  • vejbredDanish
  • Mehlbanane, Pisangfeige, Wegerich, Kochbanane, GemüsebananeGerman
  • plátano macho, llantén, plátanoSpanish
  • ruokabanaani, keittobanaani, ratamo, jauhobanaaniFinnish
  • plantain, banane plantain, banane farine, banane cochon, banane à cuireFrench
  • केलाHindi
  • piantaggineItalian
  • バショウ属, 車前草Japanese
  • pakopako, kaupārerarera, pārerareraMāori
  • राजेळी केळMarathi
  • weegbree, bakbanaanDutch
  • banan rajski, babka, figa rajska, banan właściwy, muza, banan zwyczajny, figa błogosławiona, pizangPolish
  • tansagem, plantago, transagem, tanchagemPortuguese
  • pătlaginăRomanian
  • подорожникRussian
  • mjölbanan, kokbanan, kämpar, pisang, strandpryl, grobladSwedish
  • வாழைTamil
  • 車前草Chinese

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