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plant vs air plant

air plant vs plant

plant and air plant both are nouns.

plant is a verb but air plant is not a verb.

As nouns, air plant is a hyponym of plant; that is, air plant is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than plant:
  • plant: (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
  • air plant: plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
plant (noun) air plant (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
something planted secretly for discovery by another
plant (verb) air plant (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
fix or set securely or deeply
set up or lay the groundwork for
place into a river
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
put firmly in the mind

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