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- n. A vine of the genus Ampelopsis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus formerly including the Virginia creeper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, natural order Vitaceæ, scarcely distinguishable from Vitis (and united with it by Bentham and Hooker), except in having no conspicuous disk at the base of the ovary.
Modern Latin genus name, from Ancient Greek ἄμπελος ("vine") + ὄψις ("appearance"). (Wiktionary)