Liana


Liana
Liane Li*ane" (l[-i]*[=a]n"), Liana Li*a"na (l[-i]*[=a]"n[.a]), n. [F. liane; prob. akin to lien a band, fr. L. ligamen, fr. ligare to bind. Cf. {Lien}, n. ] (Bot.) A luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the habit of a liane. Lianes are abundant in the forests of the Amazon region. [1913 Webster]

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  • liana — (also liane) ► NOUN ▪ a woody climbing plant that hangs from trees, especially in tropical rainforests. ORIGIN French liane clematis, liana …   English terms dictionary

  • liana — s. f. 1. Cipó; trepadeira. 2. Epífito …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • liana — lianà dkt …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • liana — lianà sf. (2) DŽ, TrpŽ bot. bet koks vijoklinis augalas, augantis šiltuose kraštuose …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • liana — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż Ia, CMc. liananie, zwykle w lm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} roślina o długiej, cienkiej, zdrewniałej łodydze zaczepionej na drzewach w lasach tropikalnych; pnącze <fr.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • liana — sustantivo femenino 1. Bejuco, conjunto de varias plantas tropicales trepadoras: Las lianas forman una espesa cortina entre los árboles de la selva. 2. Cualquier enredadera o planta trepadora …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • liana — statusas Aprobuotas sritis želdynai apibrėžtis Sumedėjęs augalas vijokliniais stiebais. šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos želdynų įstatymas (Žin., 2007, Nr. 80 3215) …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • liana — (Del fr. liane). f. bejuco …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • liana — [lēän′, lēan′lē ä′nə, lēan′ə] n. [NormFr liane < Fr lierne, liorne, altered (by assoc. with lier, to bind) < viorne < L viburnum, VIBURNUM] any luxuriantly growing, woody, tropical vine that roots in the ground and climbs, as around tree …   English World dictionary

  • Liana K — Infobox actor name = Liana K imagesize = caption = Liana K at the 2008 Toronto Comicon, dressed as Dawn birthname = Liana Kerzner birthdate = birth date and age|1978|2|15 birthplace = Toronto, Ontario deathdate = deathplace = restingplace =… …   Wikipedia


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