ropelike
adjective see rope I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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