Hedera

noun
Hed·​era | \ ˈhedərə \

Definition of Hedera

: a genus of Old World woody vines (family Araliaceae) usually having palmate leaves but in adult form often becoming shrubby with unlobed leaves — see ivy

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History and Etymology for Hedera

New Latin, from Latin, ivy; perhaps akin to Latin prehendere to seize

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“Hedera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hedera. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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