from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vinelike plant (Vitis Caribæa) growing in parched districts in the West Indies, and containing a great amount of sap which is sometimes used for quenching thirst.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species of vine, Vitis Caribæa, which grows in the West Indies in parched districts.


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