plumbago

/plum bay"goh/, n., pl. plumbagos.
1. graphite.
2. a drawing made by an instrument with a lead point.
[1595-1605; < L plumbago, trans. of Gk molýbdaina lead ore, deriv. of mólybdos lead]

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