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VINE

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VINE (noun)
  The noun VINE has 1 sense:

1. a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

  Familiarity information: VINE used as a noun is very rare.


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VINE (noun)


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Meaning:

A plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("vine" is a kind of...):

tracheophyte; vascular plant (green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "vine"):

coral pea (any of various Australian climbing plants of the genus Kennedia having scarlet flowers)

boxberry; Mitchella repens; partridgeberry; twinberry (creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries)

soapberry vine (tendril-climbing vine)

American bittersweet; bittersweet; Celastrus scandens; climbing bittersweet; false bittersweet; shrubby bittersweet; staff vine; waxwork (twining shrub of North America having yellow capsules enclosing scarlet seeds)

Celastric articulatus; Celastrus orbiculatus; Japan bittersweet; Japanese bittersweet; oriental bittersweet (ornamental Asiatic vine with showy orange-yellow fruit with a scarlet aril; naturalized in North America)

Euonymus fortunei radicans; Euonymus radicans vegetus; evergreen bittersweet (broad and bushy Asiatic twining shrub with pinkish fruit; many subspecies or varieties)

black-eyed Susan; black-eyed Susan vine; Thunbergia alata (tropical African climbing plant having yellow flowers with a dark purple center)

Bignonia capreolata; cross vine; quarter-vine; quartervine; trumpet flower (woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section)

convolvulus (any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus)

bindweed (any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit)

China fleece vine; Polygonum aubertii; Russian vine; silver lace vine (twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia)

wistaria; wisteria (any flowering vine of the genus Wisteria)

bonavist; Dolichos lablab; Egyptian bean; hyacinth bean; Indian bean; Lablab purpureus (perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos)

vetchling (any of various small plants of the genus Lathyrus; climb usually by means of tendrils)

everlasting pea (any of several perennial vines of the genus Lathyrus)

Lathyrus odoratus; sweet pea; sweetpea (climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers)

earth-nut pea; earthnut pea; heath pea; Lathyrus tuberosus; tuberous vetch (European herb bearing small tubers used for food and in Scotland to flavor whiskey)

Pachyrhizus erosus; yam bean (Central American twining plant with edible roots and pods; large tubers are eaten raw or cooked especially when young and young pods must be thoroughly cooked; pods and seeds also yield rotenone and oils)

Pachyrhizus tuberosus; potato bean; yam bean (twining plant of Amazon basin having large edible roots)

goa bean; goa bean vine; Manila bean; Psophocarpus tetragonolobus; winged bean; winged pea (a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics)

kudzu; kudzu vine; Pueraria lobata (fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having tuberous starchy roots and hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long hairy pods containing many seeds; grown for fodder and forage and root starch; widespread in the southern United States)

silverweed (any of various twining shrubs of the genus Argyreia having silvery leaves and showy purple flowers)

dodder (a leafless annual parasitic vine of the genus Cuscuta having whitish or yellow filamentous stems; obtain nourishment through haustoria)

liana (a woody climbing usually tropical plant)

grape; grapevine (any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries)

Boston ivy; Japanese ivy; Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Asiatic vine with three-lobed leaves and purple berries)

American ivy; Parthenocissus quinquefolia; Virginia creeper; woodbine (common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit)

pepper vine; true pepper (any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper)

Araujia sericofera; cruel plant (robust twining shrub having racemes of fragrant white or pink flowers with flat spreading terminal petals that trap nocturnal moths and hold them until dawn)

hoya (any plant of the genus Hoya having fleshy leaves and usually nectariferous flowers)

Periploca graeca; silk vine (deciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits; cultivated for its dark shining foliage; southeastern Europe to Asia Minor)

haoma; Sarcostemma acidum; soma (leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink)

climber (a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants)

cock's eggs; Salpichroa organifolia; Salpichroa rhomboidea (weedy vine of Argentina having solitary white flowers followed by egg-shaped white or yellow fruit)

dichondra; Dichondra micrantha (a creeping perennial herb with hairy stems and orbicular to reniform leaves and small white to greenish flowers; used as a grass substitute in warm regions)

morning glory (any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day)

alehoof; field balm; gill-over-the-ground; Glechoma hederaceae; ground ivy; Nepeta hederaceae; runaway robin (trailing European aromatic plant of the mint family having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers often grown in hanging baskets; naturalized in North America; sometimes placed in genus Nepeta)

potato tree; Solanum crispum (hardy climbing shrub of Chile grown as an ornamental for its fragrant flowers; not a true potato)

Solanum commersonii; Uruguay potato; Uruguay potato vine (South American potato vine)

Solanum jamesii; wild potato (erect or spreading perennial of southwestern United States and Mexico bearing small pale brown to cream tubers resembling potatoes)

potato vine; Solanum jasmoides (copiously branched vine of Brazil having deciduous leaves and white flowers tinged with blue)

potato; Solanum tuberosum; white potato; white potato vine (annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous)

giant potato creeper; potato vine; Solanum wendlandii (vine of Costa Rica sparsely armed with hooklike spines and having large lilac-blue flowers)

negro vine; Vincetoxicum hirsutum; Vincetoxicum negrum (twining vine with hairy foliage and dark purplish-brown flowers)

semi-climber (a plant that tends to climb and on occasion can grow like a vine)

Delairea odorata; German ivy; Senecio milkanioides (South African succulent evergreen twining climber with yellow flowers grown primarily as a houseplant for its foliage; sometimes placed in genus Senecio)

climbing boneset; climbing hemp-vine; climbing hempweed; Mikania scandens; wild climbing hempweed (herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers; climbs up trees)

yam; yam plant (any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots)

Dioscorea elephantipes; elephant's-foot; Hottentot bread vine; Hottentot's bread vine; tortoise plant (South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark)

Dioscorea paniculata; wild yam (having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders)

black bindweed; black bryony; Tamus communis (common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries)

gourd; gourd vine (any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds)

squash; squash vine (any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits)

briony; bryony (a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties)

Adlumia fungosa; Allegheny vine; climbing fumitory; Fumaria fungosa (vine with feathery leaves and white or pinkish flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria)

climbing corydalis; Corydalis claviculata; Fumaria claviculata (annual vine with decompound leaves and racemes of yellow and pink flowers)

moonseed (plant of the family Menispermaceae having red or black fruit with crescent- or ring-shaped seeds)

clematis (any of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers)

allamanda (a plant of the genus Allamanda having large showy funnel-shaped flowers in terminal cymes)

Beaumontia grandiflora; Easter lily vine; Nepal trumpet flower (evergreen woody twiner with large glossy leaves and showy corymbs of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers)

confederate jasmine; star jasmine; Trachelospermum jasminoides (evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely fragrant white flowers)

common ivy; English ivy; Hedera helix; ivy (Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits)

Aristolochia clematitis; birthwort (creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America)

bougainvillea (any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts; widely grown in warm regions)

Barbados gooseberry; Barbados-gooseberry vine; Pereskia aculeata (West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits)

dishcloth gourd; luffa; rag gourd; sponge gourd; strainer vine (any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge)

Actinidia arguta; bower actinidia; tara vine (climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit)

Amphicarpa bracteata; Amphicarpaea bracteata; hog peanut; wild peanut (vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts)

Apios americana; Apios tuberosa; groundnut; groundnut vine; Indian potato; potato bean; wild bean (a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans)

Canavalia ensiformis; giant stock bean; jack bean; wonder bean (annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage)

Canavalia gladiata; sword bean (twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food)

butterfly pea; Centrosema virginianum (large-flowered weakly twining or prostrate vine of New Jersey to tropical eastern North America, sometimes cultivated for its purple and white flowers)

butterfly pea; Clitoria mariana (large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers)

blue pea; butterfly pea; Clitoria turnatea (vine of tropical Asia having pinnate leaves and bright blue flowers with yellow centers)

Derris elliptica; derris root; tuba root (woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone)

Australian pea; Dipogon lignosus; Dolichos lignosus (South African evergreen partly woody vine grown for its clusters of rosy purple flowers followed by edible pods like snap beans; also grown as green manure; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos)

calabar-bean vine; Physostigma venenosum (tropical African woody vine yielding calabar beans)

Carolina jasmine; evening trumpet flower; Gelsemium sempervirens; yellow jasmine; yellow jessamine (poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers)

Actinidia chinensis; Actinidia deliciosa; Chinese gooseberry; kiwi; kiwi vine (climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat)

Actinidia polygama; silver vine; silvervine (ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings)

passionflower; passionflower vine (any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit)

hop; hops (twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer)

Bomarea edulis; salsilla (tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America)

Bomarea salsilla; salsilla (tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia)

Asparagus asparagoides; smilax (fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration)

sarsaparilla (any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves)

briar; brier; bullbrier; catbrier; greenbrier; horse brier; horse-brier; Smilax rotundifolia (a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries)

Hardenbergia comnptoniana; Western Australia coral pea (vigorous climber of the forests of western Australia; grown for their dense racemes of attractive bright rose-purple flowers)


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