English ivy
noun Date: 1624 ivy 1

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  • English 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

  • English ivy — ☆ English ivy n. IVY (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • English ivy — gebenė lipikė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Hedera helix), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hedera helix angl. bindwood; common ivy; English ivy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • English ivy — ivy (def. 1). [1810 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • English ivy — noun Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits • Syn: ↑ivy, ↑common ivy, ↑Hedera helix • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Hedera, ↑genus Hedera …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ivy bush — 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

  • Ivy owl — 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

  • Ivy tod — 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

  • ivy — ivylike, adj. /uy vee/, n., pl. ivies, adj. n. 1. Also called English ivy. a climbing vine, Hedera helix, having smooth, shiny, evergreen leaves, small, yellowish flowers, and black berries, grown as an ornamental. 2. any of various other… …   Universalium

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