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vine

 (vīn)
n.
1.
a. A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
b. The stem of such a plant.
2.
a. A grapevine.
b. Grapevines considered as a group: products of the vine.
intr.v. vined, vin·ing, vines
To form or develop like a vine.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vīnea, from feminine of vīneus, of wine, from vīnum, wine.]

vine

(vaɪn)
n
1. (Plants) any of various plants, esp the grapevine, having long flexible stems that creep along the ground or climb by clinging to a support by means of tendrils, leafstalks, etc
2. (Plants) the stem of such a plant
[C13: from Old French vine, from Latin vīnea vineyard, from vīneus belonging to wine, from vīnum wine]
vined adj
ˈvineless adj
ˈvineˌlike adj
ˈviny adj

Vine

(vaɪn)
n
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vine

(vaɪn)

n.
1. any plant with a long stem that grows along the ground or that climbs a support by winding or by clinging with tendrils or claspers.
2. the stem itself.
3. a grape plant.
[1250–1300; < Old French vi(g)ne < Latin vīnea vine(yard), derivative of vīn(um) wine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surfacevine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
semi-climber - a plant that tends to climb and on occasion can grow like a vine
moonseed - plant of the family Menispermaceae having red or black fruit with crescent- or ring-shaped seeds
clematis - any of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers
allamanda - a plant of the genus Allamanda having large showy funnel-shaped flowers in terminal cymes
Beaumontia grandiflora, Easter lily vine, Nepal trumpet flower - evergreen woody twiner with large glossy leaves and showy corymbs of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers
confederate jasmine, star jasmine, Trachelospermum jasminoides - evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely fragrant white flowers
common ivy, English ivy, Hedera helix, ivy - Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits
Aristolochia clematitis, birthwort - creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America
bougainvillea - any of several South American ornamental woody vines of the genus Bougainvillea having brilliant red or purple flower bracts; widely grown in warm regions
Barbados gooseberry, Barbados-gooseberry vine, Pereskia aculeata - West Indian woody climber with spiny stems and numerous fragrant white flowers in panicles followed by small yellow to orange fruits
climbing corydalis, Corydalis claviculata, Fumaria claviculata - annual vine with decompound leaves and racemes of yellow and pink flowers
Adlumia fungosa, Allegheny vine, climbing fumitory, Fumaria fungosa - vine with feathery leaves and white or pinkish flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
Delairea odorata, German ivy, Senecio milkanioides - South African succulent evergreen twining climber with yellow flowers grown primarily as a houseplant for its foliage; sometimes placed in genus Senecio
climbing boneset, climbing hemp-vine, climbing hempweed, Mikania scandens, wild climbing hempweed - herb of tropical America having vanilla-scented flowers; climbs up trees
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
Dioscorea elephantipes, elephant's-foot, Hottentot bread vine, Hottentot's bread vine, tortoise plant - South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
Dioscorea paniculata, wild yam - having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders
black bindweed, black bryony, Tamus communis - common European twining vine with tuberous roots and cordate leaves and red berries
gourd vine, gourd - any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds
squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
briony, bryony - a vine of the genus Bryonia having large leaves and small flowers and yielding acrid juice with emetic and purgative properties
dishcloth gourd, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine, luffa - any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
Actinidia arguta, bower actinidia, tara vine - climbing Asiatic vine having long finely serrate leaves and racemes of white flowers followed by greenish-yellow edible fruit
Actinidia chinensis, Actinidia deliciosa, Chinese gooseberry, kiwi, kiwi vine - climbing vine native to China; cultivated in New Zealand for its fuzzy edible fruit with green meat
Actinidia polygama, silver vine, silvervine - ornamental vine of eastern Asia having yellow edible fruit and leaves with silver-white markings
passionflower, passionflower vine - any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
hops, hop - twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
Bomarea edulis, salsilla - tropical vine having pink-and-yellow flowers spotted purple and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; West Indies to northern South America
Bomarea salsilla, salsilla - tropical vine having umbels of small purple flowers and edible roots sometimes boiled as a potato substitute; Colombia
Translations
أي نَبات مُتَعَرْبِشكَرْمَة العِنَبنَبَاتٌ مُتَسَلِّق
vinná révapopínavá rostlina
vinrankevinstok
köynnöskasviviiniköynnös
loza
klifur-/vafnings-/skriîjurtvínviîur
つる植物
덩굴식물
vijoklisvynmedisvynuogynas
vīnogulājsvīteņaugs
trta
vinranka
ต้นองุ่น
asmatırmanıcı bitki
cây nho

vine

[vaɪn]
A. Nvid f; (= climbing, trained) → parra f; (= climber) → enredadera f
B. CPD vine grower Nviticultor(a) m/f, viñador(a) m/f
vine growing Nviticultura f
see also vine-growing vine leaf N (vineleaves (pl)) → hoja f de parra, hoja f de vid, pámpana f

vine

[ˈvaɪn] n
(= grapevine) → vigne f
(= climbing plant) → vigne f vierge

vine

n
(= grapevine)Rebe f, → Weinrebe f
(= similar plant)Rebengewächs nt

vine

:
vine grower
nWeinbauer m/-bäuerin f
vine-growing district
nWeingegend f, → Weinbaugebiet nt
vine harvest
nWeinlese f, → Weinernte f
vine leaf
nRebenblatt nt
vineyard
nWeinberg m

vine

[vaɪn] n (grapevine) → vite f; (climbing plant) → rampicante m

vine

(vain) noun
1. a type of climbing plant which bears grapes.
2. any climbing or trailing plant.
ˈvineyard (ˈvin-) noun
an area which is planted with grape vines. We spent the summer touring the French vineyards.

vine

نَبَاتٌ مُتَسَلِّق vinná réva vinranke Rebe αμπέλι parra köynnöskasvi vigne loza vite つる植物 덩굴식물 wijnstok vinranke winorośl vinha лоза vinranka ต้นองุ่น asma cây nho 葡萄树
References in classic literature ?
in his garden, and after a while it sprouted and became a vine and bore many squashes.
When she took hold of a mop or a broom handle the hands looked like the dried stems of an old creeping vine clinging to a tree.
Her ringlets were compared to the exuberant tendrils of the vine, her eye to the blue vault of heavens, and the most spotless cloud, with its glowing flush of the sun, was admitted to be less attractive than her bloom.
I was a forlorn old tree, but now that this blossoming vine has wound itself about me and become the life of my life, it is very different.
We had, on our way out, to cross a paved hall, with glass sides and roof, over which a vine was trained.
The moat was dry on this side, as these were times of peace, and Arthur was further favored by a stout ivy vine which grew out from an upper window.
or who, sitting calmly under his own vine, is to pass a judgment on the doings of a poor, hunted dog, slavishly afraid, slavishly rebellious, like John Nicholson on that particular Sunday?
Virginia walked in it, leaning on her mother's arm and treading the dead vine leaves.
A vine loaded with grapes was trained and grew luxuriantly about the mouth of the cave; there were also four running rills of water in channels cut pretty close together, and turned hither and thither so as to irrigate the beds of violets and luscious herbage over which they flowed.
Behind this lightsome couple, so close to the Maypole that its boughs shaded his jovial face, stood the figure of an English priest, canonically dressed, yet decked with flowers, in heathen fashion, and wearing a chaplet of the native vine leaves.
My young friend was willing, in short, that the fresh verdure of his growing reputation should spread over my straggling and half-naked boughs; even as I have sometimes thought of training a vine, with its broad leafiness, and purple fruitage, over the worm-eaten posts and rafters of the rustic summer house.
It was a Pope who said of Cellini to a conclave of Cardinals that common laws and common authority were not made for men such as he; but it was a Pope who thrust Cellini into prison, and kept him there till he sickened with rage, and created unreal visions for himself, and saw the gilded sun enter his room, and grew so enamoured of it that he sought to escape, and crept out from tower to tower, and falling through dizzy air at dawn, maimed himself, and was by a vine-dresser covered with vine leaves, and carried in a cart to one who, loving beautiful things, had care of him.