[poh-thos, -thuh s, poth-ohs, -uh s]
- 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.
Origin of pothos
< New Latin (Linnaeus), said to be < Sinhalese
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Examples from the Web for pothos
To this family belong the Caladiums, a genus closely allied to the Pothos.The Desert World
To him, also, am I indebted for the original text of Pothos fœt.
A literal copy of this translation is all there is of Pothos fœt.
It is formed by a single plant of Pothos aurea, which, starting from the end wall, has already encircled the structure twice.The Woodlands Orchids
Eros and Himeros and Pothos are not so much three separate loves, as love regarded from three different points of view.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)
John Addington Symonds