virgin's bower


a climbing vine, Clematis virginiana, of eastern North America, having branching clusters of small, white flowers and seed pods with silky, grayish plumes.

1590–1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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any of several American clematis plants, esp Clematis virginiana, of E North America, which has clusters of small white flowers

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