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- n. Epipremnum aureum, a vine widely cultivated as a houseplant, once classified in the genus Pothos.
- n. Pothos, a genus of plants consisting of subtropical and tropical, climbing, flowering vines, indigenous to the environs of the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, of the order Araceæ, type of the tribe Pothoideæ, characterized by an ovary with three cells, each with one ovule, a large embryo without albumen, and a spathe enlarging after flowering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various tropical lianas of the genus Scindapsus
- n. evergreen liana widely cultivated for its variegated foliage
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Then, having used the Greek word pothos, he checks himself as though dreading a frown from Varius, and substitutes the Latin word puer,
I'll bet a nickel that you could take a plant like a pothos, which is damn near unkillable, do some careful gene splicing for the environment you wish to "soften up" before sending in the
The historian Arrian says that once again a pothos or desire seized Alexander, so that he decided to lay out the pattern of the city himself.
It was then that Alexander was seized with a longing, a pothos, in Greek, to cross the river into lands no Macedonian had ever trod.
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Such is the pothos of Duncan Dickie Ebersol, the president of NBC Sports, the most powerful figure ever in sports TV, whose network holds dominion over the televised universe of fun and games as no one ever had before him, the man who has paid some $4 billion for six of the next seven Olympics through 2008.