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

  • n. A tendril-bearing vine (Cardiospermum halicacabum) widespread in warm regions and having small whitish flowers and bladderlike fruits.

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  • n. A tropical perennial climbing vine, Cardiospermum halicacabum, having ornamental balloon-like fruits.

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

  • n. woody perennial climbing plant with large ornamental seed pods that resemble balloons; tropical India and Africa and America


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