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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several climbing woody vines of the genus Wisteria in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and drooping racemes of showy purplish or white flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several woody climbing vines, of the genus Wisteria, native to the East Asian countries of China, Korea, and Japan and the eastern United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as wistaria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any flowering vine of the genus Wisteria

Etymologies

New Latin Wisteria, genus name, after Caspar Wistar (1761-1818), American physician.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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