dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


2 definitions found
 for Virginia creeper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Virginia \Vir*gin"i*a\, n.
     One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of
     or pertaining to the State of Virginia.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Virginia cowslip (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia
        Virginica).
  
     Virginia creeper (Bot.), a common ornamental North American
        woody vine ({Ampelopsis quinquefolia), climbing
        extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also
        woodbine, and American ivy. [U. S.]
  
     Virginia fence. See Worm fence, under Fence.
  
     Virginia nightingale (Zool.), the cardinal bird. See under
        Cardinal.
  
     Virginia quail (Zool.), the bobwhite.
  
     Virginia reel, an old English contradance; -- so called in
        the United States. --Bartlett.
  
     Virginia stock. (Bot.) See Mahon stock.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Virginia creeper
      n 1: common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-
           black berrylike fruit [syn: Virginia creeper, American
           ivy, woodbine, Parthenocissus quinquefolia]

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org