from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several eastern Asian plants of the genus Hosta, widely cultivated for their clumps of long-lasting foliage and their white, blue, or lilac flowers borne in a terminal, scapose, one-sided raceme. Also called hosta.

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  • n. any of numerous perennials having mounds of sumptuous broad ribbed leaves and clusters of white, blue, or lilac flowers; used as ground cover


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