What does bindweed mean?

bindweed meaning in General Dictionary

A plant associated with the genus Convolvulus as greater bindweed Convolvulus Sepium lesser bindweed Convolvulus arvensis the white bindweed the blue bindweed the Syrian bindweed The black colored bryony or Tamus is known as black colored bindweed additionally the Smilax aspera rough bindweed

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  • any one of a number of vines of this genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining practice
  • A plant for the genus Convolvulus; as, higher bindweed (C. Sepium); cheaper bindweed (C. arvensis); the white, the blue, the Syrian, bindweed. The black bryony, or Tamus, is named black colored bindweed, and Smilax aspera, rough bindweed.

bindweed meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A plant associated with the genus Convolvulus; as, greater bindweed (C. Sepium); lower bindweed (C. arvensis); the white, the blue, the Syrian, bindweed. The black bryony, or Tamus, is called black colored bindweed, and Smilax aspera, rough bindweed.


Sentence Examples with the word bindweed

The creeping or trailing type is a common one, as in the English bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis), which has also a tendency to climb, and Calystegia Soldanella, the sea-bindweed, the long creeping stem of which forms a sandbinder on English seashores; a widespread and efficient tropical sand-binder is Ipomaea Pes-Caprae.

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