Definition of Cissus

1. a type of climbing vine [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cissus

cisplanckian
cisplatin
cisplatins
cisplatinum
cispontine
cissa
cissier
cissies
cissiest
cissoid
cissoidal
cissoids
cissus (current term)
cissuses
cissy
cist
cistactic
cistacticity
cisted
cistern
cistern of chiasm
cistern of cytoplasmic reticulum
cistern of great cerebral vein
cistern of great vein of cerebrum
cistern of lateral fossa of cerebrum
cistern of nuclear envelope
cisterna

Literary usage of Cissus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide to the Materials for American History in Roman and Other Italian Archives by Carl Russell Fish (1911)
"cissus-CARNEGIEA. Some freshly-cut slips of cissus were inserted in cavities, some of which opened on the crests of the ridges and some in the hollows ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver (1902)
"... upon a cissus-ruut. Throughout the species of ... parasitic upon the root of a cissus. But in magnitude they are far surpassed by the flowers of the ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The standard English authorities combine cissus and Vitis, ... Several of the species properly referred to cissus are described in the present account (Nos. ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1856)
"PLANTS IN POTS : From JP Cushing, 43 plants, among which were some good heaths, cissus discolor, &c. From ES Rand, Jr., 40 plants, in variety; ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... except its fruit (the grape), and that of species so closely allied to it as to be not improbably mere varieties; but species of the genus cissus and of ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"In the case of the camellia and eucalyptus, the lateral movement is considerable, and the leaves of the cissus sometimes describe circular arcs in portions ..."

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