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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Examples of trumpet vine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vining weeds such as Carolina snailseed, trumpet vine and poison ivy are the toughest to get rid of. Howard Garrett, Dallas News, 3 May 2021 There are bisque white oversize ceramic flowers by Lisa Conway, which resemble unfurling peonies or the calyx of a trumpet vine while also maintaining a feeling of abstraction. New York Times, 30 Apr. 2021 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 27 Sep. 2019 Flowering trumpet vines, which shade the roof, also help cool the coop. Lisa Boone, chicagotribune.com, 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. 2021.

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