ampelopsis

noun
am·​pe·​lop·​sis | \ˌampəˈläpsə̇s\

Definition of ampelopsis 

1 capitalized : a genus of woody climbers (family Vitaceae) closely related to Vitis and distinguished by the separate petals and the absence of adhesive disks on the tendrils

2 plural ampelopsis : a plant of the genus Parthenocissus: such as

a : boston ivy

b : virginia creeper

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First Known Use of ampelopsis

1806, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ampelopsis

New Latin, from ampel- + -opsis

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