dutchman's-pipe love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a hardy deciduous American vine (Aristolochia durior) having large, heart-shaped leaves and bearing brownish-purple flowers which have their calyx tubes curved like the bowl of a tobacco pipe. Formerly classified as Aristolochia Sipho.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The plant Aristolochia Sipho, a climber with broad handsome foliage: so called from the shape of the flowers. See cut under Aristolochia.

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

  • n. hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe


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