black bindweed
Bindweed Bind"weed`, n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Convolvulus}; as, {greater bindweed} ({Convolvulus Sepium}); {lesser bindweed} ({Convolvulus arvensis}); the {white bindweed}, the {blue bindweed}, the {Syrian bindweed}. The black bryony, or {Tamus}, is called {black bindweed}, and the {Smilax aspera}, {rough bindweed}. [1913 Webster]

The fragile bindweed bells and bryony rings. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • black bindweed — paprastoji dioskorėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dioskorėjinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Dioscorea communis), paplitęs Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dioscorea communis angl. black bindweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black bindweed — 1. a weedy twining vine, Polygonum convolvulus, native to Europe and widely naturalized in North America. 2. See black bryony. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • black bindweed — noun common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries • Syn: ↑black bryony, ↑Tamus communis • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Tamus, ↑genus Tamus …   Useful english dictionary

  • black bindweed — noun a twining weed related to the docks, with heart shaped leaves and small white flowers. [Fallopia convolvulus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • black bindweed — /blæk ˈbaɪndwid/ (say blak buyndweed) noun a slender twining plant, Polygonum convolvulus, found widely as a weed …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bindweed — Bind weed , n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Convolvulus}; as, {greater bindweed} ({Convolvulus Sepium}); {lesser bindweed} ({Convolvulus arvensis}); the {white bindweed}, the {blue bindweed}, the {Syrian bindweed}. The black bryony, or {Tamus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bindweed — may refer to:* Bindweed (genus), a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants * Black bindweed, a fast growing annual flowering plant * Blue bindweed, a species of vine * False bindweed, a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants …   Wikipedia

  • Black bryony — Bryony Bry o*ny (br[imac] [ o]*n[y^]), n. [L. bryonia, Gr. brywni a, fr. bry ein to swell, esp. of plants.] (Bot.) The common name of several cucurbitaceous plants of the genus {Bryonia}. The root of {Bryonia alba} ({rough bryony} or {white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black bryony — paprastoji dioskorėja statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dioskorėjinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Dioscorea communis), paplitęs Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dioscorea communis angl. black bindweed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black bryony — a twining Old World vine, Tamus communis, having heart shaped leaves, small greenish flowers, and scarlet berries. Also called black bindweed. * * * …   Universalium

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