Virginia creeper
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} (Zo["o]l.), the cardinal bird. See under {Cardinal}.

{Virginia quail} (Zo["o]l.), the bobwhite.

{Virginia reel}, an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States. --Bartlett.

{Virginia stock}. (Bot.) See {Mahon stock}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Virginia creeper — ☆ Virginia creeper n. WOODBINE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Virginia creeper — * For the plant: Parthenocissus quinquefolia * For the other plant: Parthenocissus vitacea * For the Civil War General: George B. McClellan * For the album: Virginia Creeper (album) * For the trail: Virginia Creeper Trail * For the railroad:… …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia creeper — UK [və(r)ˌdʒɪnɪə ˈkriːpə(r)] / US [vəˈdʒɪnjə ˌkrɪpər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Virginia creeper : singular Virginia creeper plural Virginia creepers a plant that grows upwards by fixing itself to walls or trees. It has leaves that… …   English dictionary

  • Virginia creeper — penkialapis vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus quinquefolia angl. American ivy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia-creeper — penkialapis vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus quinquefolia angl. American ivy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia creeper — vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių (Vitaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Parthenocissus). atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus angl. American ivy; ampelopsis; Virginia creeper vok. Jungfernrebe; wilder Wein; Zaunrebe rus.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Virginia creeper — noun Date: 1704 a common North American tendril climbing vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) of the grape family with palmately compound leaves and bluish black berries called also woodbine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Virginia creeper — a climbing plant, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, of the grape family, native to North America, having palmate leaves, usually with five leaflets, and bluish black berries. Also called American ivy, ivy vine. [1660 70, Amer.] * * * ▪ plant also… …   Universalium

  • virginia creeper — vir|gin|i|a creep|er [və:ˌdʒıniə ˈkri:pə US və:rˌdʒıniə ˈkri:pər] n [U and C] a garden plant that grows up walls and has large leaves that turn deep red in autumn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Virginia creeper — Vir|gin|ia creep|er [ və dʒınjə ,kripər ] noun count or uncount a plant that grows upward by fixing itself to walls or trees. It has leaves that turn red in the fall …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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