Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: plantain
IPA transcription: [pl'æntən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: plantain
    Meaning: starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics
  • Synonyms: plantain, plantain_tree, Musa_paradisiaca
    Meaning: a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics
  • Synonyms: plantain
    Meaning: 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
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