pot-bound

adjective \ ˈpät-ˌbau̇nd \

Definition of pot-bound

of a potted plant
: having roots so densely matted as to allow little or no space for further growth

First Known Use of pot-bound

1850


Learn More about pot-bound


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pot-bound? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!