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elephant-creeper

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Argyreia speciosa, a convolvulaceous woody climber of India, reaching the tops of the tallest trees.

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Examples

  • The elephant-creeper, with its immense leaves, clambered up the veranda poles and over the roof.

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  • a gigantic elephant-creeper, that, like a huge python, crawled its way from branch to branch, sprawling across a dozen stately trees.

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