Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The flexible twining or climbing stem of certain plants, such as the hop, woodbine, or bindweed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The slender stem of a climbing plant.
  • noun See boyn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The winding or twining stem of a hop vine or other climbing plant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A climbing plant which climbs by its shoots growing in a helix around a support (distinct from a vine, which climbs using tendrils or suckers).

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

  • noun European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of bind, vine.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From bind (n).

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