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houseplant

[hous-plant, -plahnt] /ˈhaʊsˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/
noun
1.
an ornamental plant that is grown indoors or adapts well to indoor culture.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; house + plant
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house plant

noun
1.
a plant that can be grown indoors
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