Definition of sansevieria
: any of a genus (Sansevieria) of tropical perennial herbs of the agave family with showy mottled sword-shaped leaves usually yielding a strong fiber; especially : snake plant
Origin and Etymology of sansevieria
New Latin, from Raimondo di Sangro, prince of San Severo †1774 Italian scholar
First Known Use: 1804See Words from the same year
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