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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Vine  \Vine\,  n.  [F.  vigne,  L.  vinea  a  vineyard,  vine  from  vineus 
  of  or  belonging  to  wine,  vinum  wine,  grapes.  See  {Wine},  and 
  cf  {Vignette}.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Any  woody  climbing  plant  which  bears  grapes. 
  b  Hence  a  climbing  or  trailing  plant;  the  long,  slender 
  stem  of  any  plant  that  trails  on  the  ground,  or  climbs 
  by  winding  round  a  fixed  object,  or  by  seizing 
  anything  with  its  tendrils,  or  claspers  a  creeper; 
  as  the  hop  vine;  the  bean  vine;  the  vines  of  melons, 
  squashes,  pumpkins,  and  other  cucurbitaceous  plants. 
  There  shall  be  no  grapes  on  the  vine.  --Jer. 
  viii.  13. 
  And  one  went  out  into  the  field  to  gather  herbs, 
  and  found  a  wild  vine,  and  gathered  thereof  wild 
  gourds.  --2  Kings  iv 
  {Vine  apple}  (Bot.),  a  small  kind  of  squash.  --Roger 
  {Vine  beetle}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  several  species  of 
  beetles  which  are  injurious  to  the  leaves  or  branches  of 
  the  grapevine.  Among  the  more  important  species  are  the 
  grapevine  fidia  (see  {Fidia}),  the  spotted  {Pelidnota} 
  (see  {Rutilian}),  the  vine  fleabeetle  ({Graptodera 
  chalybea}),  the  rose  beetle  (see  under  {Rose}),  the  vine 
  weevil,  and  several  species  of  {Colaspis}  and  {Anomala}. 
  {Vine  borer}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  one  of  several  species  of  beetles  whose  larv[ae] 
  bore  in  the  wood  or  pith  of  the  grapevine,  especially 
  {Sinoxylon  basilare},  a  small  species  the  larva  of 
  which  bores  in  the  stems,  and  {Ampeloglypter 
  sesostris},  a  small  reddish  brown  weevil  (called  also 
  {vine  weevil}),  which  produces  knotlike  galls  on  the 
  b  A  clearwing  moth  ({[AE]geria  polistiformis}),  whose 
  larva  bores  in  the  roots  of  the  grapevine  and  is  often 
  {Vine  dragon},  an  old  and  fruitless  branch  of  a  vine.  [Obs.] 
  {Vine  forester}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  several  species  of 
  moths  belonging  to  {Alypia}  and  allied  genera,  whose 
  larv[ae]  feed  on  the  leaves  of  the  grapevine. 
  {Vine  fretter}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  plant  louse,  esp.  the  phylloxera 
  that  injuries  the  grapevine. 
  {Vine  grub}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  numerous  species  of  insect 
  larv[ae]  that  are  injurious  to  the  grapevine. 
  {Vine  hopper}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  several  species  of  leaf 
  hoppers  which  suck  the  sap  of  the  grapevine,  especially 
  {Erythroneura  vitis}.  See  Illust.  of  {Grape  hopper},  under 
  {Vine  inchworm}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  larva  of  any  species  of 
  geometrid  moths  which  feed  on  the  leaves  of  the  grapevine, 
  especially  {Cidaria  diversilineata}. 
  {Vine-leaf  rooer}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  moth  ({Desmia 
  maculalis})  whose  larva  makes  a  nest  by  rolling  up  the 
  leaves  of  the  grapevine.  The  moth  is  brownish  black, 
  spotted  with  white. 
  {Vine  louse}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  phylloxera. 
  {Vine  mildew}  (Bot.),  a  fungous  growth  which  forms  a  white, 
  delicate,  cottony  layer  upon  the  leaves,  young  shoots,  and 
  fruit  of  the  vine,  causing  brown  spots  upon  the  green 
  parts  and  finally  a  hardening  and  destruction  of  the 
  vitality  of  the  surface.  The  plant  has  been  called  {Oidium 
  Tuckeri},  but  is  now  thought  to  be  the  conidia-producing 
  stage  of  an  {Erysiphe}. 
  {Vine  of  Sodom}  (Bot.),  a  plant  named  in  the  Bible  (--Deut. 
  xxxii  32),  now  thought  to  be  identical  with  the  apple  of 
  Sodom.  See  {Apple  of  Sodom},  under  {Apple}. 
  {Vine  sawfly}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  black  sawfiy  ({Selandria 
  vitis})  whose  larva  feeds  upon  the  leaves  of  the 
  grapevine.  The  larv[ae]  stand  side  by  side  in  clusters 
  while  feeding. 
  {Vine  slug}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  larva  of  the  vine  sawfly. 
  {Vine  sorrel}  (Bot.),  a  climbing  plant  ({Cissus  acida}) 
  related  to  the  grapevine,  and  having  acid  leaves.  It  is 
  found  in  Florida  and  the  West  Indies. 
  {Vine  sphinx}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  one  of  several  species  of  hawk 
  moths.  The  larv[ae]  feed  on  grapevine  leaves. 
  {Vine  weevil}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Vine  borer} 
  a  above,  and  {Wound  gall},  under  {Wound}.