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oil-plant

oil-plant
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oil plant, plahnt]
    • /ɔɪl plænt, plɑnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oil plant, plahnt]
    • /ɔɪl plænt, plɑnt/

Definition of oil-plant word

  • noun oil-plant any of several plants, as the castor-oil plant or sesame, the seeds of which yield an oil. 1

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Origin of oil-plant

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50

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Parts of speech for Oil-plant

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oil-plant popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% 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.

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