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wax plant

wax plant
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waks plant, plahnt]
    • /wæks plænt, plɑnt/
    • /wæks plɑːnt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waks plant, plahnt]
    • /wæks plænt, plɑnt/

Definition of wax plant words

  • noun wax plant a shrubby climbing plant, Hoya carnosa, of the milkweed family, native to Australia, with umbels of waxy pink or white flowers. 1

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Origin of wax plant

First appearance:

before 1795
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1795-1805

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Parts of speech for Wax plant

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wax plant popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% 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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