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false indigo

false in·di·go
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls in-di-goh]
    • /fɔls ˈɪn dɪˌgoʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls in-di-goh]
    • /fɔls ˈɪn dɪˌgoʊ/

Definitions of false indigo words

  • noun false indigo any of several North American shrubs belonging to the genus Amorpha, of the legume family, especially A. fruticosa, having compound leaves with pinnate leaflets and long, dense clusters of purplish flowers. 1
  • noun false indigo any of various plants belonging to the genus Baptisia, of the legume family, native to North America, as B. australis, having trifoliate leaves and long clusters of purplish-blue flowers. 1

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false indigo popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

false indigo usage trend in Literature

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