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Definition of "century plant" [century plant]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "century plant" in a sentence
  • "The timelessness of thyme became concentrated to an extraordinary degree-and this affected the century plant in which it rested."
  • "She tried to get in to the coin plant, but the spurs of the century plant prevented her."