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1. Any of various climbing vines, especially a European honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) having yellowish flowers.
2. See Virginia creeper.
[Middle English wodebinde, from Old English wudubinde : wudu, wood + binde, wreath (from bindan, to bind; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots).]
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1. (Plants) a honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum, of Europe, SW Asia, and N Africa, having fragrant creamy flowers
2. (Plants) American woodbine a related North American plant, L. caprifolium
3. (Plants) US another name for Virginia creeper1
4. (Peoples) obsolete slang Austral an Englishman
[sense 4 from the English brand of cigarettes so named]
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any of several climbing vines, as a European honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum, or the Virginia creeper.
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|Noun||1.||woodbine - common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit|
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
|2.||woodbine - European twining honeysuckle with fragrant red and yellow-white flowers|
honeysuckle - shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
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woodbine[ˈwʊdˌbaɪn] n (honeysuckle) → caprifoglio
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