life plant


noun

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Origin of life plant

First recorded in 1850–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for life plant

  • I also questioned 'Crombie about the life-plant, for I had never been quite easy on the subject.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • The life-plant is the most peculiar growth in nature, and cannot be confounded with anything else.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • I'm not altogether satisfied about this life-plant, although I know 'Crombie wouldn't joke with me about so serious a matter.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • It is true I had found nothing which resembled the life-plant in the least, and already I had traveled far.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey