potted plant

potted plant
noun (C) a plant that is grown indoors in a pot as a decoration; pot plant BrE

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • potted plant — UK US noun [countable] [singular potted plant plural potted plants] a plant in a container Thesaurus: general types of planthypernym parts of plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • potted plant — noun count a plant in a container …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • potted plant — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms potted plant : singular potted plant plural potted plants a plant in a container …   English dictionary

  • potted — [pät′id] adj. 1. put into a pot [a potted plant] 2. cooked or preserved in a pot or can ☆ 3. Slang intoxicated; drunk 4. [Chiefly Brit.] condensed or summarized, often so as to be too brief, superficial, etc. [potted biographies] …   English World dictionary

  • potted — adjective (only before noun) 1 a potted plant grows indoors in a pot: a potted palm 2 a potted history/version especially BrE a short explanation or description of something that gives only the main facts: short potted histories of all the teams… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • potted — pot|ted [ˈpɔtıd US ˈpa: ] adj [only before noun] 1.) growing indoors in a pot ▪ a potted plant 2.) potted history/biography/version BrE a short and simple explanation or description that gives only the most important facts about someone or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • potted — [ˈpɒtɪd] adj British 1) giving a short summary of the facts a potted history[/ex] 2) potted food is preserved in a POT 3) growing in a pot a potted plant[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • potted — pot|ted [ patəd ] adjective AMERICAN growing in a pot: a potted plant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …   Universalium

  • plant — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 living thing ADJECTIVE ▪ delicate ▪ wild ▪ native ▪ rare ▪ garden, house …   Collocations dictionary

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