Definition of Hops

1. Noun. Twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer.

Exact synonyms: Hop
Group relationships: Genus Humulus, Humulus
Specialized synonyms: Bine, Common Hop, Common Hops, European Hop, Humulus Lupulus, American Hop, Humulus Americanus, Humulus Japonicus, Japanese Hop
Generic synonyms: Vine



Definition of Hops

1. Noun. (plural of hop) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of hop) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hops

1. hop [v] - See also: hop

Medical Definition of Hops

1. The dried fruits (strobiles) of Humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern Asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer. Synonym: hops. Origin: Mediev. L. (05 Mar 2000)

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hopportunity
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hops (current term)
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hopscotch
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hopyard
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