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

  • n. A perennial (Chlorophytum comosum) having sprawling stems and flat, narrow leaves that are sometimes striped white or yellowish white, and small white flowers.

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  • n. A green and white variegated evergreen perennial plant, (Chlorophytum comosum), grown as a houseplant

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  • n. native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United States; grown for its long-lasting spider-shaped white to pink-purple flowers


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