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a. A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
b. The stem of such a plant.
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.]
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