Definition of Ivy

1. Noun. Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black berrylike fruits.

Exact synonyms: Common Ivy, English Ivy, Hedera Helix
Group relationships: Genus Hedera, Hedera
Generic synonyms: Vine



Definition of Ivy

1. n. A plant of the genus Hedera (H. helix), common in Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and mostly five- pointed; the flowers yellowish and small; the berries black or yellow. The stem clings to walls and trees by rootlike fibers.

Definition of Ivy

1. Proper noun. (English female given name); popular in the UK in the beginning of the 20th century. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several woody, climbing(,) or trailing evergreen plants of the genus ''Hedera''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ivy

1. a climbing vine [n IVIES] : IVYLIKE [adj]

Medical Definition of Ivy

1. 1. A plant of the genus Hedera (H. Helix), common in Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and mostly five-pointed; the flowers yellowish and small; the berries black or yellow. The stem clings to walls and trees by rootlike fibres. "Direct The clasping ivy where to climb." (Milton) "Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere." (Milton) American ivy. 2. An American woody creeper (Rhus Toxicodendron), with trifoliate leaves, and greenish-white berries. It is exceedingly poisonous to the touch for most persons. To pipe in an ivy leaf, to console one's self as best one can. West Indian ivy, a climbing plant of the genus Marcgravia. Origin: AS. Ifig; akin to OHG. Ebawi, ebah, G. Epheu. (30 Mar 1998)

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