bindweed


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Related to bindweed: field bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis

bind·weed

 (bīnd′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of various trailing or twining, often weedy plants of the genera Calystegia and Convolvulus, having white, pink, or purple funnel-shaped flowers.
2. Any of various similar trailing or twining plants.

bindweed

(ˈbaɪndˌwiːd)
n
1. (Plants) any convolvulaceous plant of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia that twines around a support. See also convolvulus
2. (Plants) any of various other trailing or twining plants, such as black bindweed

bind•weed

(ˈbaɪndˌwid)

n.
any of various twining or vinelike plants, esp. certain species of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia, of the morning glory family.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bindweed - any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habitbindweed - any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit
Convolvulaceae, family Convolvulaceae, morning-glory family - morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit
Convolvulus arvensis, field bindweed, wild morning-glory - weakly climbing European perennial with white or pink flowers; naturalized in North America and an invasive weed
Calystegia sepium, Convolvulus sepium, hedge bindweed, wild morning-glory - common Eurasian and American wild climber with pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Convolvulus
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
Translations
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bindweed

[ˈbaɪndwiːd] Nconvólvulo m, enredadera f

bindweed

[ˈbaɪndwiːd] nliseron m

bindweed

nWinde f

bindweed

[ˈbaɪndˌwiːd] nconvolvolo
References in classic literature ?
Enormous trees, the trunks of which attained a height of 200 feet, were tied to each other by garlands of bindweed, real natural hammocks, which a light breeze rocked.
Like bindweed, Japanese Knotweed is perfectly capable of regenerating itself from a tiny sliver of root, so it is virtually impossible to get rid of in this way.
Bindweed is a nasty one because it twines around other plants, growing over them, and is hard to separate without damage.
taCkle | bindweed in borders by removing or painting on weedkiller (you don't want to kill another plants in the process by spraying wildly).
TACKLE bindweed in borders by removing or painting on weedkiller (you don't want to kill another plants in the process by spraying wildly).
Tackle the bindweed in borders by removing or painting on weedkiller (you don't want to kill another plants in the process by spraying wildly).
All are either gone or, if not gone, have been left to fester in the race programme at Newcastle while Class 5 and Class 6 races grew like bindweed in their midst.
This original poster bears "The Bindweed Press San Francisco" credit in corner and is the one known in Eric King's poster guide.
The Ramah Navajo made an infusion of bindweed to treat spider bites; they drank the tea and also rubbed it on the bite.
CAROL: Perennial weeds are those like dock, dandelions, bindweed and couch grass and the only sure way to get rid of them is to dig them up completely.
Incorporate as much organic matter into your soil as possible prior to planting and remove any roots of perennial weeds such as thistle and bindweed.
Couch grass, docks and bindweed are particular culprits although bracken, bramble and perennial nettles may also be growing strongly in among your wanted plants or on waste ground.