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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
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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 Defined for Kids

vine

noun \ˈvīn\

Definition of VINE for Kids

:  a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground
vine·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
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