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bindweed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bindweed  \Bind"weed`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Convolvulus};  as  greater  bindweed  ({C. 
  Sepium});  lesser  bindweed  ({C.  arvensis});  the  white,  the 
  blue,  the  Syrian,  bindweed.  The  black  bryony,  or  {Tamus},  is 
  called  {black  bindweed},  and  the  {Smilax  aspera},  {rough 
  bindweed}. 
 
  The  fragile  bindweed  bells  and  bryony  rings. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bindweed 
  n  :  any  of  several  vines  of  the  genera  Convolvulus  and 
  Calystegia  having  a  twining  habit 




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