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- n. A climbing plant with round seeds marked with a spot like a heart.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A climbing plant of the genus Cardiospermum, having round seeds which are marked with a spot like a heart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A general name of plants of the genus Cardiospermum (of which name it is a translation), but more especially of C. Halicacabum, a beautiful vine well known in cultivation, which in the United States has received the appropriate name of balloon-vine, from the large, triangular, inflated fruit. See balloon-vine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. herbaceous vine of tropical America and Africa
heart + seed (Wiktionary)