balloon vine

noun

Definition of balloon vine

: a tropical American vine (Cardiospermum halicacabum) of the soapberry family bearing large ornamental pods

First Known Use of balloon vine

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Balloon vine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/balloon%20vine. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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