from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several climbing woody vines of the genus Wisteria in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and drooping racemes of showy purplish or white flowers.
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- n. Any of several woody climbing vines, of the genus Wisteria, native to the East Asian countries of China, Korea, and Japan and the eastern United States.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as wistaria.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any flowering vine of the genus Wisteria
The manicured roses in their beds by the white picket fence were showing lips of pink on their buds, and the wisteria was a cascade of lavender.
The wisteria is another flower which is cultivated in great quantities in Japan.
Over by the gate the spirea had ventured into showering sprays exhaling a shy and fugitive fragrance, and what had been a blur of gray cables strung upon the oaks had begun to bud with emerald and blossom with amethyst -- the wisteria was a-borning.
Fuji (藤): A wisteria, which is an important pattern used on kimono or to decorate the stage.
Copper is not only a fine investment, but it withstands the often-considerable stress climbing and vining plants such as wisteria can place on supporting structures.
Our revolution already has some leguminous plants that have also been tested recently, such as wisteria and leucaena, to give two examples.
Some, such as wisteria, are downright rampant and should not be selected unless you're willing to do what it takes to manage them.
I have office stationery from the South Tower that landed in my wisteria boxes.
The property also holds an auxiliary building covered in wisteria.
There was a great deal of fake wisteria draped across the front of the Beaux Arts home which was fine to look at as we all melted in the heat and inside was a botanical bonanza of blooms.