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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ruscaceae — the aspidistras.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an evergreen perennial (Aspidistra elatio) with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of the Liliaceæ, one species of which (A. lurida) from China is a common florists' plant.
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- n. evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant
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