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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.
2.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for spider-plant

spider plant

noun
1.
any of various house plants, esp Chlorophytum elatum See chlorophytum
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