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liana

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noun li·a·na \lē-ˈä-nə, -ˈa-\

Definition of liana

  1. :  any of various usually woody vines especially of tropical rain forests that root in the ground



Variants of liana

also li·ane play \-ˈän, -ˈan\

Origin of liana

French liane


First Known Use: 1796


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