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vine

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noun \ˈvīn\

Simple Definition of vine

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vine

  1. 1 :  grape 2

  2. 2 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 and Etymology 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


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vine

verb

Definition of vine

vined

vining

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



1796

First Known Use of vine

1796



VINE Defined for Kids

vine

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noun \ˈvīn\

Definition of vine for Students

  1. :  a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground

vinelike

\-ˌlīk\ adjective



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