spider plant

noun
1.
Also called ribbon plant. a plant, Chlorophytum comosum, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, that has long, narrow leaves and clusters of white flowers and is widely cultivated as a houseplant.

Origin:
1850–55

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spider plant
 
n
See chlorophytum any of various house plants, esp Chlorophytum elatum

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There were extra-large mayflies, supersized scorpions and spiders the size of a healthy spider plant.
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