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

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VIRGINIA CREEPER Defined for English Language Learners

Virginia creeper

Definition of Virginia creeper for English Language Learners

  • : a kind of vine that is often grown on walls


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