Definition of Aglaonema
: a genus of Indo-Malayan climbing herbs of the arum family having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers on a spadix shorter than the spathe — see chinese evergreen
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Origin and Etymology of aglaonema
borrowed from New Latin, from Greek aglaós “splendid, beautiful, bright” + New Latin -nema -nema
First Known Use: 1834
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