Definition of vine in English:
1A climbing or trailing woody-stemmed plant of the grape family.
- Vitis and other genera, family Vitaceae
- Most of the vines are white grape varieties thought to be likely to fare better in the Scarborough climate.
- Most are vines or climbing plants, but some are herbs as well.
- Like its cultivated successors, the wild vine is a climbing plant which needs to grow up some support.
1.1Used in names of climbing or trailing plants of other families, e.g., potato vine.
- Moon vine has earned its name from the way its flowers gleam in the moonlight or any other type of reflected light.
- The aim of this work was to assess the fertility and breeding potential of the triploid and aneuploid hybrids with a view to developing an improved vine cactus crop.
- In addition to these, a laceleaf Japanese maple, a vine maple, blue oat grass, and other ornamentals cover the berm.
1.2The slender stem of a trailing or climbing plant.
- Many species of native shrubs, vines and herbaceous plants were observed along hedgerows.
- Plant a clematis vine 2 to 3 feet away from your climbing rose and train them to grow together for an extended flowering display.
- All the surrounding high-rises are screened out with clematis and honeysuckle vines on the perimeter fence.
- Example sentences
- In wet clay or poorly drained soils, fig trees produce mostly vegetative, viny growth with few fruits.
- Stalk these bugs vigilantly when they first appear, and you may be able to save your viny vegetables organically this year.
- All around the horse corral, it was overgrown with viny bushes and thick rooted willows.
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