virgin's-bower


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virgin's-bower

n
(Plants) any of several American clematis plants, esp Clematis virginiana, of E North America, which has clusters of small white flowers
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vir′gin's-bow′er


n.
any of several climbing varieties of clematis, as Clematisvirginiana, of E North America, with branching clusters of small white flowers.
[1590–1600]
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