matrimony vine

noun

Definition of matrimony vine

: a shrub or vine (genus Lycium) of the nightshade family with often showy flowers and usually red berries

First Known Use of matrimony vine

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Matrimony vine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matrimony%20vine. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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