hothouse


hothouse

noun

Definition of HOTHOUSE

1
a glass-enclosed building for growing plants <grows tomatoes in his hothouse all winter long>
Synonyms glasshouse [chiefly British], greenhouse, hothouse
Related Words cold frame, hot bed; nursery; botanical garden (also botanic garden)
2
a place or environment that favors the development of something <an urban enclave of bohemians that acquired a reputation for being a hothouse of creativity>

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