bindweed


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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
powój

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.
Nain moved in cos of Dad and his long fingers that did nothing except make shapes in the clay, the metal, the wood of the strange, rotting people that still stand, wrapped with bindweed in the garden.
SNIP OFF WEED AT BASE: Once you have identified bindweed (thick white roots running deep and horizontally, growing stems and leaves where they surface), see how much of it there is.
Tackle bindweed in the borders - remove by digging up every piece of white root or paint on weed killer (you don't want to kill other plants in the process by spraying wildly).
Tackle bindweed in the borders - remove by digging up every piece of white root or paint on weedkiller (you don't want to kill other plants by spraying wildly).
It will prevent the creeping roots of bindweed and nettles sneaking in from neighbouring gardens.
In crux, no tillage integrated with glyphosate is recommended for economical reduction of seed bank density and weed population of field bindweed in rainfed wheat areas.
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.
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.