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bindweed

[bahynd-weed] /ˈbaɪndˌwid/
noun
1.
any of various twining or vinelike plants, especially certain species of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; bind + weed1
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bindweed

/ˈbaɪndˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any convolvulaceous plant of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia that twines around a support See also convolvulus
2.
any of various other trailing or twining plants, such as black bindweed
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