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pothos

noun po·thos \ˈpō-ˌthäs\
plural pothos

Definition of POTHOS

:  a southeast Asian climbing plant (Epipremnum aureum syn. Scindapsus aureus) of the arum family widely grown especially as a houseplant for its leathery or waxy heart-shaped green leaves that are spotted or streaked with golden yellow or white
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Origin of POTHOS

New Latin, from Sinhalese pṭā
First Known Use: 1822

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