obedient plant

noun

Word History

Etymology

so called from the fact that its blossoms will remain for some time in the direction in which they are moved

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“Obedient plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obedient%20plant. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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