from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a hardy deciduous American vine (Aristolochia durior) having large, heart-shaped leaves and bearing brownish-purple flowers which have their calyx tubes curved like the bowl of a tobacco pipe. Formerly classified as Aristolochia Sipho.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The plant Aristolochia Sipho, a climber with broad handsome foliage: so called from the shape of the flowers. See cut under Aristolochia.
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- n. hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe
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