houseplant

noun house·plant \ ˈhau̇s-ˌplant \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of houseplant

: a plant grown or kept indoors

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First Known Use of houseplant

1824


HOUSEPLANT Defined for English Language Learners

houseplant

noun

Definition of houseplant for English Language Learners

  • : a plant that is grown or kept indoors


HOUSEPLANT Defined for Kids

houseplant

noun house·plant \ ˈhau̇s-ˌplant \

Definition of houseplant for Students

: a plant grown or kept indoors

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