Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leguminous plants, of the tribe Galegeæ and subtribe Tephrosieæ.
  • noun [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

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

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of climbing leguminous plants bearing long, pendulous clusters of pale bluish flowers. Now commonly spelled Wisteria.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of wisteria.

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

  • noun any flowering vine of the genus Wisteria

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Examples

  • The wistaria is a very Japanese flower, and it has a feminine elegance.

    Yasunari Kawabata - Nobel Lecture

  • “The wistaria pods had chosen midnight to explode and distribute their multiplying fund of life down the length of the room.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • It was the seed of a wistaria fruit he had brought into his home earlier.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • “The wistaria pods had chosen midnight to explode and distribute their multiplying fund of life down the length of the room.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • “The wistaria pods had chosen midnight to explode and distribute their multiplying fund of life down the length of the room.”

    The Fruit Hunters

  • It was the seed of a wistaria fruit he had brought into his home earlier.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • It was the seed of a wistaria fruit he had brought into his home earlier.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • We walked between the box edgings and beds of begonias and into the shadow of a yew hedge within twenty yards of that very pond with the gold-fish, at whose brim we had plighted our vows, and so we came to the wistaria-smothered porch.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • The wistaria along the fence was green and the shade was cool and life was old.

    A Life in Letters

  • The wistaria along the fence was green and the shade was cool and life was old.

    A Life in Letters

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