japanese-ivy

Japanese ivy

noun
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Boston ivy

noun
a climbing woody vine, Parthenocissus tricuspidata, of the grape family, native to eastern Asia and grown in North America as a wall covering.
Also called Japanese ivy.


Origin:
1895–1900

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Boston ivy
 
n
the US name for Virginia creeper

Japanese ivy
 
n
another name for Virginia creeper

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