Chinese evergreen

noun

Definition of Chinese evergreen

: an erect or semiclimbing herb (Aglaonema modestum) often kept as a house plant for its green or variegated drought-resisting leaves

called also Japanese leaf

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“Chinese evergreen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20evergreen. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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