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cross-vine

[kraws-vahyn, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌvaɪn, ˈkrɒs-/
noun
1.
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
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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