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potted plant

Definition:

a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot (especially indoors)

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

potted plants

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

pot plant [Britain]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Houseplant

a plant that is grown indoors in places such as residences and offices. Houseplants are commonly grown for decorative purposes, positive psychological effects, or health reasons such as indoor air purification. Plants used in this fashion are most ... (38 of 2774 words, 9 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Houseplant

Macmillan British Dictionary:

potted plant [countable] | potted plants [plural]

a plant in a container (5 of 34 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/potted-plant

Cambridge Dictionary:

potted [entry 1] | potted plant

a plant which is grown in a pot (8 of 17 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/potted 1

Collins Dictionary:

pot plant

a plant grown in a flowerpot, especially indoors (8 of 371 words, 7 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pot-plant

Oxford Dictionary:

pot plant

Entry from World dictionary | [British] | a plant grown or suitable for growing in a flowerpot, especially indoors. (17 of 49 words, 3 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/pot-plant

pot plant [British]

a plant grown or suitable for growing in a flowerpot, especially indoors (12 of 35 words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/pot-plant

Wiktionary:

houseplant | houseplants [plural] | pot plant | pot plants [plural] | house plant [sense-specific]

A plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes. | A variety of plant that is especially suited to such cultivation, or that is frequently grown in such settings. (36 of 37 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/houseplant

Columbia Encyclopedia:

plant

any organism of the plant kingdom, as opposed to one of the animal kingdom or of the kingdoms Fungi, Protista, or Monera in the five-kingdom system of ... (27 of 245 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0839293​.html

Merriam-Webster:

flora | floras [plural] | florae [plural] | greenery [synonym, sense-specific] | foliage [synonym, sense-specific] | green [synonym, sense-specific] | herbage [synonym, sense-specific] | leafage [synonym, sense-specific] | vegetation [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

a treatise on or list of the plants of an area or period | plant or bacterial life ; especially, such life characteristic of a region, period, or ... (27 of 106 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/flora

Random House Dictionary:

flora | floras [plural] | florae [sense-specific, plural] | Flora

the plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a whole. | a work systematically describing such plants. | plants, as ... (24 of 77 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/flora

American Heritage Dictionary:

flora | floras [plural] | florae [plural] | Flora

Plants considered as a group, especially the plants of a particular country, region, or time. | A treatise describing the plants of a region or time. ... (25 of 75 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flora

New World Dictionary:

flora | floras [plural] | florae [plural]

a feminine name | [Roman mythology] the goddess of flowers | the plants of a specified region or time ; a descriptive, systematic list of such plants (25 of 53 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flora

Britannica Encyclopedia:

plant [biology]

any member of the kingdom Plantae, multicellular eukaryotic life forms characterized by photosynthetic nutrition, in which chemical energy is produced ... (20 of 1811 words, 74 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/463192​/plant

Encarta Dictionary:

potted plant | potted plants [plural] | pot plant [British] | pot plants [British, plural]

a plant that has been placed with soil in a flowerpot and is kept for display and decoration (18 of 31 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861737612​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

potted plant [countable] | potted plants [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "potted plant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/potted-plant

pot plant [countable, British] | pot plants [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "pot plant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/pot-plant

Macmillan American Dictionary:

potted plant [countable] | potted plants [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "potted plant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/potted-plant

pot plant [countable] | pot plants [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "pot plant"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/pot-plant

Cambridge Dictionary:

pot plant

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "pot plant"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "pot plant"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/pot-plant

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