Algerian ivy

noun

: a trailing or climbing vine or shrub (Hedera canariensis) resembling English ivy but having reddish twigs and petioles and thin, comparatively large, sometimes variegated leaves

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Algerian ivy was in 1864

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“Algerian ivy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Algerian%20ivy. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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