window box

window box
noun
a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑box

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noun, pl ⋯ boxes [count]
: a long, thin box that is usually hung on the outside of a building beneath a window and that is used as a container for flowers and plants

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ˈwindow box [window box window boxes] noun
a long narrow box outside a window, in which plants are grown

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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