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waxplant

wax plant
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Definitions of waxplant word

  • noun waxplant a shrubby climbing plant, Hoya carnosa, of the milkweed family, native to Australia, with umbels of waxy pink or white flowers. 1
  • noun waxplant a climbing asclepiadaceous shrub, Hoya carnosa, of E Asia and Australia, having fleshy leaves and clusters of small waxy white pink-centred flowers 0
  • noun waxplant any of various similar plants of the genus Hoya 0

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Origin of waxplant

First appearance:

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

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Parts of speech for Waxplant

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adverb
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waxplant 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 58% 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.

waxplant usage trend in Literature

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