virgin's bower

noun

Definition of virgin's bower

: any of several usually small-flowered and climbing clematises (especially Clematis virginiana)

First Known Use of virgin's bower

circa 1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Virgin's bower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virgin%27s%20bower. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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