aspidistra : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant
- But once you have sent the biggest aspidistra of them all, you are out of aspidistras.
- A Cab at the Door has the same gritty provincialism that closes down like prison walls in the aspidistra-andAlbert Finney school of British film.
- Taste in furnishings, however, is right up to 1912, with a strong "aspidistra atmosphere.