a widely grown houseplant, Sansevieria trifasciata, having stiffly erect, mottled, lance-shaped leaves.
- Snake poison
noun 1. a river flowing from NW Wyoming through S Idaho into the Columbia River in SE Washington: Shoshone Falls. 1038 miles (1670 km) long. noun 1. a river in the northwestern US, rising in NW Wyoming and flowing west through Idaho, turning north as part of the border between Idaho and Oregon, and flowing […]
noun 1. any of various plants whose roots have been regarded as a remedy for snakebites, as the herb Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot) having a medicinal rhizome and rootlets, and the white-flowered Polygala senega (Seneca snakeroot) having a medicinal root. 2. the root or rhizome of such a plant. 3. the North American bugbane. 4. […]
- Snakes and ladders
noun 1. (functioning as sing) a board game in which players move counters along a series of squares according to throws of a dice. A ladder provides a short cut to a square nearer the finish and a snake obliges a player to return to a square nearer the start