Definition of Love vine
1. Noun. Leafless parasitic vine with dense clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers on orange-yellow stems that twine around clover or flax.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Love Vine
Literary usage of Love vine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Child's Book of Nature by Worthington Hooker (1886)
"Dodder, or love-vine. Some plants live on air. The gray or Spanish moss, ... This is the reason that it is called love-vine ; for, like love, ..."
2. University of California Publications in Education by University of California (1868-1952) (1920)
"A passion-vine in the yard brings bad luck 1 1 Throw a piece of love vine over your shoulder: if it grows, you are in love 1 .... 1 If we whirl a sprig of ..."
3. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1895)
"Come where the love-vine hangs in the willow and quails go coupled to drink ... Come where the love-vine loops in the willow and quail go coupled ..."
4. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
""while everywhere The love-vine spreads a silken snare, The tangles of her ... Though popularly known as the love-vine, because of its clinging habit, ..."
5. In the Trades, the Tropics, & the Roaring Forties by Annie Brassey (1885)
"The coachman gave us some of the long tendrils of the love-vine rolled up into ... I fear this rule only applies to the tropics, and that the love-vine will ..."
6. Kentucky Superstitions by Daniel Lindsey Thomas, Lucy Blayney Thomas (1920)
"Put a love vine on a bush and name it. If it grows, the person loves you ... If you can tie a love vine, your sweetheart is thinking of you Mountains ..."