Hedera

noun

Hed·​era
ˈhedərə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 22 Feb. 2024.

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