The honour has also been claimed, not without plausibility, for the Runa rivulet.
The uncertain authority of these statements, and the plausibility of the preceding explanation, have caused philologists to accept the derivation from al and jabara.
Starkie Gardner has argued with much plausibility that the Tertiary floras which have been found in the far north must have been of Eocene age.
It has been suggested by several botanists, with considerable plausibility, that the ultra-violet or chemical rays can be absorbed and utilized by the protoplasm without the intervention of any pigment such as chlorophyll.
Had lent an unwonted ring of plausibility to the papal complaint concerning the miserable position of the Holy See.