matrimony vine

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of matrimony vine was circa 1818

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“Matrimony vine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matrimony%20vine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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