vine

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1vine

noun \ˈvīn\

: a plant that has very long stems and that grows along the ground or up and around something (such as a wall or tree)

Full Definition of VINE

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a :  a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground; also :  the stem of such a plant
b :  any of various sprawling herbaceous plants (as a tomato or potato) that lack specialized adaptations for climbing

Origin of VINE

Middle English, from Anglo-French vigne, from Latin vinea vine, vineyard, from feminine of vineus of wine, from vinum wine — more at wine
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

2vine

verb
vinedvin·ing

Definition of VINE

intransitive verb
:  to form or grow in the manner of a vine

First Known Use of VINE

1796

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

vine

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Plant whose stem requires support and that climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground, or the stem of such a plant. Examples include bittersweet, most grapes, some honeysuckles, ivy, lianas, and melons.

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