Virginia creeper

noun

Definition of Virginia creeper

: a common North American tendril-climbing vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) of the grape family with palmately compound leaves and bluish-black berries

called also woodbine

First Known Use of Virginia creeper

1704, in the meaning defined above

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“Virginia creeper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virginia%20creeper. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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Virginia creeper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Virginia creeper

: a kind of vine that is often grown on walls

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