Definition of bindweed in English:

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bindweed

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪndwiːd/

noun

[mass noun]
1A twining plant with trumpet-shaped flowers, several kinds of which are invasive weeds.
  • Genera Convolvulus and Calystegia, family Convolvulaceae: several species, in particular the hedge (or larger) bindweed (Calystegia sepium).
Example sentences
  • These so-called host plants include many broadleaf weeds and cover crops such as nettles, mallow, chicory, dandelion, thistles, bindweed, deadly nightshade, and many clovers.
  • Docken, like dandelion, nettle, ground elder, bindweed and couch-grass belongs to that troublesome group of wild flowers called perennial weeds.
  • The list of weed species includes: morninglory, bindweed, buckwheat, Pennsylvania smartweed, Venice mallow, sweet clover, velvetleaf, lamb's quarters, and nightshade.
1.1Used in names of twining plants similar to bindweed, e.g. black bindweed.

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