Definition of Plantains

1. Noun. (plural of plantain) ¹



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Definition of Plantains

1. plantain [n] - See also: plantain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantains

planta
planta pedis
plantable
plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily
plantain seed
plantain tree
plantains (current term)
plantal
plantalgia
plantar
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch
plantar arterial arch
plantar calcaneocuboid ligament
plantar calcaneonavicular ligament
plantar cuboideonavicular ligament
plantar cuneocuboid ligament
plantar cuneonavicular ligaments
plantar cushion
plantar digital veins
plantar fascia

Literary usage of Plantains

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"It is of a moderately hot temperature, and greatly abounding in sugar-canes, cotton, maize, умея«, and plantains ; has many mills and looms, in which they ..."

2. In Darkest Africa: Or, The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... for plantains—Loss of my boy Saburi in the forest—We wonder what has become of the ... plantains ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"Its food, during confine- oiled rice, mixed up with soft eggs, together with plantains, insects of the grasshopper tribe ; these insects, when thrown e bird ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"made from corn or plantains (bananas), in which both sexes constantly indulged, despite the protests and warnings of the missionaries. ..."

5. The Creole Cookery Book (1885)
"FRIED plantains. The plantains should be perfectly ripe and yellow all over. ... Have ready a frying pan filled with boiling lard ; put in the plantains and ..."

6. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"It is of a moderately hot temperature, and greatly abounding in sugar-canes, cotton, maize, умея«, and plantains ; has many mills and looms, in which they ..."

7. In Darkest Africa: Or, The Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... for plantains—Loss of my boy Saburi in the forest—We wonder what has become of the ... plantains ..."

8. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"Its food, during confine- oiled rice, mixed up with soft eggs, together with plantains, insects of the grasshopper tribe ; these insects, when thrown e bird ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"made from corn or plantains (bananas), in which both sexes constantly indulged, despite the protests and warnings of the missionaries. ..."

10. The Creole Cookery Book (1885)
"FRIED plantains. The plantains should be perfectly ripe and yellow all over. ... Have ready a frying pan filled with boiling lard ; put in the plantains and ..."

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