Definition of grape ivy in English:

grape ivy

Syllabification: grape i·vy


  • An evergreen climbing plant of the grape family that is grown as a houseplant.
    • Genus Cissus, family Vitaceae: several species, in particular C. rhombifolia
    More example sentences
    • He analyzed the DNA of one species within the F. graminearum family tree that was isolated from diseased tissue of a tropical ornamental called grape ivy or oakleaf ivy.
    • The first and most common type was Cissus rhombifolia known as "grape ivy" since the foliage resembles grape leaves and it climbs with the aid of tendrils.
    • Place your "Grape Ivy" in bright filtered light. Direct sunshine will burn the foliage of this plant.

More definitions of grape ivy

Definition of grape ivy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
a slit made by cutting with a saw