Algerian ivy

noun

Definition of Algerian ivy

: 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

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First Known Use of Algerian ivy

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Algerian ivy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Algerian%20ivy. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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