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.

Exact synonyms: Cuscuta Gronovii
Group relationships: Cuscuta, Genus Cuscuta
Generic synonyms: Dodder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Love Vine

love song
love spoon
love spoons
love story
love tap
love taps
love to bits
love toys
love tree
love triangle
love triangles
love truncheons
love up
love vine (current term)
love ya

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 ..."

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