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i·vy

 (ī′vē)
n. pl. i·vies
1.
a. A widely cultivated evergreen climbing plant (Hedera helix) native to Eurasia, having palmately lobed leaves, root-bearing young stems, small green flowers grouped in umbels, and blackish or yellowish berries. Also called English ivy.
b. Any of several other woody, climbing or trailing evergreen plants of the genus Hedera of the Northern Hemisphere.
2.
a. Any of various creeping or trailing plants of other genera, such as Boston ivy, ground ivy, or Virginia creeper.
b. Poison ivy.
3. Ivy Informal A university in the Ivy League: Cornell is one of the Ivies. Which Ivy has the most students?

[Middle English ivi, from Old English īfig.]
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ivy

(ˈaɪvɪ)
n, pl ivies
1. (Plants) any woody climbing or trailing araliaceous plant of the Old World genus Hedera, esp H. helix, having lobed evergreen leaves and black berry-like fruits
2. (Plants) any of various other climbing or creeping plants, such as Boston ivy, poison ivy, and ground ivy
[Old English īfig; related to Old High German ebah, perhaps to Greek iphuon a plant]
ˈivy-ˌlike adj
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i•vy

(ˈaɪ vi)

n., pl. i•vies,
adj. n.
1. a climbing vine, Hedera helix, of the ginseng family, native to Eurasia and N Africa, having smooth, shiny evergreen leaves: widely cultivated.
2. any of various other climbing or trailing plants.
adj.
3. (often cap.) Ivy League.
[before 900; Middle English ivi; Old English ifig; akin to Old High German ebah]
i′vy•like`, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ivy - Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruitsivy - Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits
genus Hedera, Hedera - Old World woody vines
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Translations
لَبْلابلُبْلابٌ
břečťan
efeuvedbend
muratti
bršljan
borostyán
bergflétta
ツタ
담쟁이덩굴
hedera
gebenė
efeja
brečtan
bršljan
murgröna
ไม้เลื้อยชื่อต้นไอวี่
cây thường xuân

ivy

nEfeu m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ivy

[ˈaɪvɪ] n (Bot) → edera
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ivy

(ˈaivi) noun
a type of climbing evergreen plant with small shiny leaves that grows up trees and walls.
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ivy

لُبْلابٌ břečťan efeu Efeu κισσός hiedra muratti lierre bršljan edera ツタ 담쟁이덩굴 klimop eføy bluszcz hera плющ murgröna ไม้เลื้อยชื่อต้นไอวี่ sarmaşık cây thường xuân 常春藤
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ivy

n. hiedra.
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