American ivy
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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  • American ivy — Ivy I vy, n.; pl. {Ivies}. [AS. [=i]fig; akin to OHG. ebawi, ebah, G. epheu.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Hedera} ({Hedera helix}), common in Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and mostly five pointed; the flowers yellowish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American ivy — American A*mer i*can ([.a]*m[ e]r [i^]*kan), a. [Named from Americus Vespucius.] 1. Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the United States. A young officer of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American ivy — ☆ American ivy n. VIRGINIA CREEPER * * * …   Universalium

  • American ivy — ☆ American ivy n. VIRGINIA CREEPER …   English World dictionary

  • American ivy — 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)

  • American-ivy — 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)

  • American ivy — noun common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish black berrylike fruit • Syn: ↑Virginia creeper, ↑woodbine, ↑Parthenocissus quinquefolia • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Parthenocissus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • American ivy — 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

  • American ivy. — See Virginia creeper. [1775 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • American ivy. — See Virginia creeper. [1775 85, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

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