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Related topics: Plants, Gardening
aspidistraas‧pi‧dis‧tra /ˌæspəˈdɪstrə/ noun [countable]  HBPDLGan indoor plant with broad green pointed leaves
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aspidistraBy the twenties, lace curtains and an aspidistra in the window were bad omens.This was quite high, about four feet from the floor with a very wide sill on which rested Mum's aspidistra.A single aspidistra gleamed in one corner in a lime-green ceramic pot.
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