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Plaga \Pla"ga\ (pl[=a]"g[.a]), n.; pl. Plag[ae] (pl[=a]"j[-e]). [L. pl[=a]ga a blow, a welt, a stripe.] (Zo["o]l.) A stripe of color.


n. (context zoology English) A stripe of colour.

Usage examples of "plaga".

Then Gustave Plaga stepped out of the reception foyer and began approaching them, walking rapidly on the narrow strip of exposed parquet flooring to bypass the crowded, slower-moving sidewalk.

Gustave Plaga, who had been waiting nervously for her, got to his feet and remained standing while she walked across the plush carpet and seated herself behind the polished desk that had served some twenty-six previous Vainmill chairmen, each of whom stared severely out at Plaga from holographs on the walls.

Fiona shrugged, waited for her coffee, took a sip of it, and then turned her attention back to Plaga as the secretary left.

Fiona Bradley that he made a bet on the horserace with Gustave Plaga when he was up there.