bine

noun
\ˈbīn \

Definition of bine 

: a twining stem or flexible shoot (as of the hop) also : a plant (such as woodbine) whose shoots are bines

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Use string, paper twine, coir (made from the fiber of coconut husk) or anything that the bines can grip well. Kym Pokorny, OregonLive.com, "How do you grow your own hops for home brewing?," 7 Jan. 2018 Wrap the bines, or elongated stems, in a clockwise direction around the climbing support to train the plant. Kym Pokorny, OregonLive.com, "How do you grow your own hops for home brewing?," 7 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of bine

1707, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bine

alteration of bind entry 2

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