Definition of Cross vine

1. Noun. Woody flowering vine of southern United States; stems show a cross in transverse section.

Exact synonyms: Bignonia Capreolata, Quarter-vine, Quartervine, Trumpet Flower
Group relationships: Bignonia, Genus Bignonia
Generic synonyms: Vine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross Vine

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cross tolerance
cross vine (current term)
cross wire

Literary usage of Cross vine

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1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"The plant is called cross- vine from the cross formed by transverse sections of the stem and is in the United States the only known species. ..."

2. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"Bignonia • The Cross-Vine A handsome hardy vine, often climbing fifty feet high, ... cross vine. A lofty vine with compound tendri I - bearing leaves. ..."

3. Missouri as it is in 1867: An Illustrated Historical Gazetteer of Missouri by Nathan Howe Parker (1867)
"Cross-vine. CROSS-VINE, Bignonia capreolata.—In southern swamps. Currant. CURRANT, Ribes.—Several species, but none are abundant. Cypress. ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"Cross-vine: see TRUMPET FLOWER, XVI. 16,1 c. CROSWELL, Edwin, American journalist, V. 516. CROSWELL, Harry, American journalist and clergyman, V. 516. ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"CROSS-VINE. QUARTER-VINE. Climbing to great heights (often 50 ft. or more), glabrous, evergreen: Ifts. stalked, oblong- acuminate, cordate, entire : fls. in ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"cross vine. See BIGNONIA. Crossbar Shot, a projectile constructed in. such a manner as to expand on leaving the gun into the form of a cross with one ..."

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