supplejack

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supplejack

(ˈsʌpəlˌdʒæk)
n
1. (Plants) a North American twining rhamnaceous woody vine, Berchemia scandens, that has greenish-white flowers and purple fruits
2. (Plants) a liliaceous plant of New Zealand, Ripogonum scandens, having tough climbing vines
3. (Plants) a tropical American woody sapindaceous vine, Paullinia curassavica, having strong supple wood
4. (Plants) any of various other vines with strong supple stems
5. (Forestry) US a walking stick made from the wood of Paullinia curassavica
[C18: from supple + jack1]
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Noun1.supplejack - walking stick made from the wood of an American tropical vine
walking stick - a stick carried in the hand for support in walking