snake plant


: a west African sansevieria (Sansevieria trifasciata) having stiff usually long erect leaves and grown especially as a houseplant

Examples of snake plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spider plants, snake plants and cacti often make the list of low-maintenance indoor plants. Jessica Swannie, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Despite its name, Black Gold snake plant has dark green leaves edged in yellow. Leanne Potts, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Jan. 2024 One example is the snake plant, which thrives in sunlight in its native habitat. Lauren David, Washington Post, 26 Oct. 2023 Succulents that are especially long-lived include Christmas cactus, snake plant, and aloe vera plant. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 12 June 2023 See all Example Sentences for snake plant 

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snake plant was in 1928

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“Snake plant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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