Definition of Hosta

1. Noun. Robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae.

Exact synonyms: Funka, Genus Funka, Genus Hosta
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, Lily Family
Member holonyms: Day Lily, Plantain Lily



Definition of Hosta

1. Noun. Any of several herbaceous Asiatic plants of the genus ''Hosta'': a plantain lily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hosta

1. a plantain lily [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hosta

hospitiums
hospodar
hospodars
hoss
hosses
host
host-parasite relations
host-vector system
host cell
host range
host range mutant
host response
host restriction-modification
host versus graft reaction
host vs graft reaction
hosta (current term)
hostage
hostage negotiator
hostage negotiators
hostages
hostas
hosted
hostee
hostees
hostel
hosteled
hosteler
hostelers
hosteling
hostelled

Literary usage of Hosta

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1. Ayer's American Almanacby Ayer, J.C. & co., Lowell, Mass by Ayer, J.C. & co., Lowell, Mass (1888)
"... och hosta. Deraf foljer äfven nödvändigheten af en snabb och kraftig be- ... En hosta utvecklade sig hastigt ..."

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