cross-vine

cross-vine

[kraws-vahyn, kros-]
noun
a climbing or creeping woody vine, Bignonia capreolata, of the bignonia family, having yellow-red trumpet-shaped flowers and a stem that shows a crosslike arrangement in cross section.

Origin:
1775–85, Americanism

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