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(Plants) a creeping plant of the genus Episcia
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e•pi•sci•a(ɪˈpɪʃ i ə, ɪˈpɪʃ ə)
n., pl. -sci•as.
any tropical American plant of the genus Episcia, having textured, variegated leaves and showy flowers.
[1865–70; < New Latin < Greek episkiá, shaded]
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|Noun||1.||episcia - any plant of the genus Episcia; usually creeping and stoloniferous and of cascading habit; grown for their colorful foliage and flowers|
genus Episcia - genus of tropical American herbs having soft hairy foliage
houseplant - any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
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