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humble plant

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Origin of humble plant1

First recorded in 1655–65

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Example Sentences

As he selected every humble plant, Wherever one was pluck'd, another there Resembling, straightway in its place arose.

The bunga malati and bunga malur (Nyctanthes sambac) are different names for the same humble plant, called mugri in Bengal.

The loftiest tree is no less liable to their attacks, than the most humble plant.

Though it be but an humble plant scarce an inch in height, yet it maketh an ointment very precious for to cure dimness of sight.

Argued also from the Phnomena of sensible and humble Plant: some Observations on which are inserted.

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