supplejack

noun
sup·​ple·​jack | \ ˈsə-pəl-ˌjak How to pronounce supplejack (audio) also ˈsü- \

Definition of supplejack

: any of various woody climbers having tough pliant stems especially : a southern U.S. vine (Berchemia scandens) of the buckthorn family

Examples of supplejack in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chef Monique Fiso leads the way and points out edible wild plants, including peppery horopito, asparagus-tasting pirita (supplejack) and sweet purple fuchsia berries. Jill K. Robinson, National Geographic, 2 July 2019 Chef Monique Fiso leads the way and points out edible wild plants, including peppery horopito, asparagus-tasting pirita (supplejack) and sweet purple fuchsia berries. Jill K. Robinson, National Geographic, 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of supplejack

circa 1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Supplejack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supplejack. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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