mother-in-law's tongue(redirected from mother-in-law's tongues)
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(Plants) See sansevieria
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|Noun||1.||mother-in-law's tongue - stemless plant having narrow rigid leaves often cultivated as a houseplant|
|2.||mother-in-law's tongue - an evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name|
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe