trumpet vine
noun Date: 1709 a North American woody vine (Campsis radicans) of the bignonia family having pinnate leaves and large typically red trumpet-shaped flowers

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  • trumpet vine — ☆ trumpet vine n. any of various plants having trumpet shaped flowers, as the trumpet creeper * * * …   Universalium

  • trumpet vine — ☆ trumpet vine n. any of various plants having trumpet shaped flowers, as the trumpet creeper …   English World dictionary

  • Trumpet vine — Taxobox name = Trumpet vine image width = 240px image caption = Trumpet vine flowers regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Bignoniaceae genus = Campsis species = C. radicans binomial = Campsis… …   Wikipedia

  • trumpet vine — Bignoniaceous Big*no ni*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the {trumpet flower} (also called {trumpet creeper} and {trumpet vine}) is an example. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet vine — noun 1. a North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet shaped flowers (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑trumpet creeper, ↑Campsis radicans • Hypernyms: ↑Bignoniaceae, ↑family Bignoniaceae 2. evergreen North American honeysuckle vine… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet vine — trum′pet vine n. pln trumpet creeper • Etymology: 1700–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • trumpet vine — (also trumpet creeper) noun a climbing shrub with orange or red trumpet shaped flowers, cultivated as an ornamental. [Campsis radicans (N. America) and C. grandiflora (China).] …   English new terms dictionary

  • trumpet vine. — See trumpet creeper. [1700 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • trumpet vine. — See trumpet creeper. [1700 10, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet vine —   Huapala …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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