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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Origin and Etymology of ampelopsis
New Latin, from ampel- + -opsis
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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