Dieffenbachia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dieffenbachia evergreen perennial herbs of tropical America with lush foliage and poisonous sap; often cultivated as houseplants
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Usage

In literature:

The dumbness of Dieffenbachia lay upon Mell's tongue.
"Belford's Magazine, Volume II, No. 8, January, 1889" by Various
DIEFFENBACHIA, a genus of stove plants with very showy foliage.
"Talks about Flowers." by M. D. Wellcome
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