aspidistra :

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  • 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.

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