Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a wide variety of plants grown indoors, often for decorative purposes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes.
  • n. A variety of plant that is especially suited to such cultivation, or that is frequently grown in such settings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes

Etymologies

Combination of house + plant. (Wiktionary)

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