Definition of Bindweed

1. Noun. Any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit.




Definition of Bindweed

1. n. A plant of the genus Convolvulus; as, greater bindweed (C. Sepium); lesser bindweed (C. arvensis); the white, the blue, the Syrian, bindweed. The black bryony, or Tamus, is called black bindweed, and the Smilax aspera, rough bindweed.

Definition of Bindweed

1. Noun. (botany) Any of several trailing vine-like plants, of the related genera ''Calystegia'' and ''Convolvulus'', that have funnel-shaped flowers. ¹

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Definition of Bindweed

1. a twining plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bindweed

1. A plant of the genus Convolvulus; as, greater bindweed (C. Sepium); lesser bindweed (C. Arvensis); the white, the blue, the Syrian, bindweed. The black bryony, or Tamus, is called black bindweed, and the Smilax aspera, rough bindweed. "The fragile bindweed bells and bryony rings." (Tennyson) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bindweed

bindingly
bindingness
bindingnesses
bindings
bindis
bindle
bindle stiff
bindles
bindlestiff
bindlestiffs
bindrune
binds
binds on equip
binds on pickup
bindup
bindweed (current term)
bindweeds
bine
biner
biners
binervate
bines
binful
bing
bing cherry
binge
binge-and-purge
binge-eating syndrome
binge-purge
binge-purge syndrome

Literary usage of Bindweed

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"The common great white bindweed, vulgarly called Bear-bind. 2. ... Common Sea bindweed, with round Leaves, or Soldanella Officin. 4. ..."

2. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"Sometimes the bindweed fails to find support to lift it into the air. Then it quite as cheerfully mats itself over the grass, making a carpet of exquisite ..."

3. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"Hedge bindweed.—This weed is very similar to field bindweed and about as hard to eradicate; its rootstocks are larger and not so difficult to remove from ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
""The only practical method of controlling bindweed consists in thorough cultivation. The use of salt or other chemicals is of no avail. ..."

5. Handbook of Foliage and Foreground Drawing by George Barnard (1884)
"GREAT bindweed. bunches on the sides of these stems near the top ; they are characteristic of moisture, and sometimes with their long and curved stalks are ..."

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