houseplant

[ hous-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /

noun

an ornamental plant that is grown indoors or adapts well to indoor culture.

Origin of houseplant

First recorded in 1870–75; house + plant
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British Dictionary definitions for house plant

house plant


noun

a plant that can be grown indoors
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