Definition of Sansevieria

1. Noun. Grown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber.




Definition of Sansevieria

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sansevieria

sans serifs
sansa
sansar
sansars
sansas
sansculotte
sansculottes
sansculottic
sansculottish
sansculottism
sansculottisms
sansei
sanseis
sanserif
sanserifs
sansevieria (current term)
sansevierias
sansho
sanskara
sanskaras
sant
santabarbaraite
santaclaraite
santafeite
santal
santal oil
santalaceous
santalic
santalic acid
santalin

Literary usage of Sansevieria

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1. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"The ash of the fibre also shows aggregates of calcium carbonate, a feature which distinguishes it from jute. 17. sansevieria Fibres. ..."

2. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... him—On the spoor—Half famished—Elephants as mountaineers—sansevieria plants—Buffalo bull—Death of a rhino bull and cow—Elephant cows and calves—Elephant ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Sanitary prevention of plant diseases, 51, 52. San José scale, 38, 41, 45. sansevieria fiber, 281, 286, 291. sansevieria Guineensis, 291. sansevieria ..."

4. Technical Reports and Scientific Papers by Imperial Institute (Great Britain), Frederick Augustus Abel (1903)
"sansevieria, which furnishes the numbers 75 and 33 respectively, ... sansevieria gives the numbers 12, 15, and 3. These would indicate that it should ..."

5. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"The ash of the fibre also shows aggregates of calcium carbonate, a feature which distinguishes it from jute. 17. sansevieria Fibres. ..."

6. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... him—On the spoor—Half famished—Elephants as mountaineers—sansevieria plants—Buffalo bull—Death of a rhino bull and cow—Elephant cows and calves—Elephant ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Sanitary prevention of plant diseases, 51, 52. San José scale, 38, 41, 45. sansevieria fiber, 281, 286, 291. sansevieria Guineensis, 291. sansevieria ..."

8. Technical Reports and Scientific Papers by Imperial Institute (Great Britain), Frederick Augustus Abel (1903)
"sansevieria, which furnishes the numbers 75 and 33 respectively, ... sansevieria gives the numbers 12, 15, and 3. These would indicate that it should ..."

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