scindapsus

noun

any plant of the tropical Asiatic climbing genus Scindapsus, typically stem rooting, esp S. aureus and S. pictus, grown as greenhouse or house plants for their leathery heart-shaped variegated leaves: family Araceae

Nearby words

  1. scimitar,
  2. scimitar foot,
  3. scimitar oryx,
  4. scimitar sign,
  5. scincoid,
  6. scinticisternography,
  7. scintigram,
  8. scintigraph,
  9. scintigraphy,
  10. scintilla

Word Origin for scindapsus

New Latin, from Greek skindapsos an ivy-like plant

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