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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.
This can prove difficult with plants like dandelions which have long tap roots and some of the most invasive and difficult to eradicate weeds are perennials - bindweeds, horsetail, ground elder and Japanese knotweed.
And then there are those ragwort tough to beat plants like Convolvulus (bindweed) and scutch that can regrow if even minuscule pieces of root are left behind.