Also called ribbon plant. a plant, Chlorophytum comosum, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, that has long, narrow leaves and clusters of white flowers and is widely cultivated as a houseplant.
any of various house plants, esp Chlorophytum elatum See chlorophytum
- Spider telangiectasia
spider telangiectasia n. See arterial spider.
noun 1. one of a radiating network of dilated capillaries on the skin.
noun 1. any of certain wasps, especially of the family Pompilidae, that provision their nests with paralyzed spiders.
verb (used with object), spiderwebbed, spiderwebbing. 1. to cover with a spider web or fine lines resembling a spider web. tool A program for creating versions of Knuth’s WEB self-documenting programs (“literate programming”). (ftp://princeton.edu/). (1999-08-26)