plural Wandering Jews
Definition of Wandering Jew
1 : a Jew of medieval legend condemned by Christ to wander the earth until Christ's Second Coming
2 or wandering Jew, plural wandering Jews, often offensive : any of several trailing tradescantia plants (such as Tradescantia zebrina or T. fluminensis) of the spiderwort family that have showy foliage usually with stripes of white, silver, cream, pink, or purple and that are often grown as houseplants
Note: The name wandering dude is now often used as an alternate name for this plant due to the offensive nature of the historical name. Other common names for this plant are inch plant and tradescantia.
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