trumpet vine

noun

Definition of trumpet vine

: a North American woody vine (Campsis radicans) of the bignonia family having pinnate leaves and large typically red trumpet-shaped flowers

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Recent Examples on the Web Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, "Designer chicken coops: From chandeliers to AC, how some L.A. owners pamper their pets," 27 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of trumpet vine

1709, in the meaning defined above

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“Trumpet vine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trumpet%20vine. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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