Definition of cissus in English:

cissus

Line breaks: cis¦sus
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪsəs
 
/

noun

  • A woody climbing vine of a genus that includes the kangaroo vine.
    • Genus Cissus, family Vitaceae
    More example sentences
    • I've some type of cissus, that does best in brightest light in winter but out of direct sun in summer.

Origin

modern Latin: from Greek kissos 'ivy'.

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