spider plant definition by Webster's New World
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an African plant (Chlorophytum comosum) of the lily family, with long, narrow leaves often streaked with white and long runners with small, white flowers that develop into new plants: often used as a houseplant
spider plant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A perennial (Chlorophytum comosum) having sprawling stems and flat, narrow leaves that are sometimes striped white or yellowish white, and small white flowers.