[hous-plant, -plahnt]
an ornamental plant that is grown indoors or adapts well to indoor culture.

1870–75; house + plant Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Feed monthly with a complete houseplant fertilizer, following label
They are a certain type of houseplant, but made many times bigger.
Some houseplant species become overcrowded in containers.
After the holiday season, it can be used as a houseplant or placed in the
  landscape to be enjoyed for many more years.
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