[poh-thos, -thuh s, poth-ohs, -uh s]

noun, plural po·thos, po·thos·es.

any of various tropical climbing vines belonging to the genera Pothos and Epipremnum, of the arum family, especially E. aureum, widely cultivated for its variegated foliage.

Nearby words

  1. potholder,
  2. pothole,
  3. potholer,
  4. potholing,
  5. pothook,
  6. pothouse,
  7. pothunter,
  8. poti,
  9. potiche,
  10. potidaea

Origin of pothos

< New Latin (Linnaeus), said to be < Sinhalese

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