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(Science: botany) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes.

Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender stem of any plant that trails on the ground, or climbs by winding round a fixed object, or by seizing anything with its tendrils, or claspers; a creeper; as, the hop vine; the bean vine; the vines of melons, squashes, pumpkins, and other cucurbitaceous plants. There shall be no grapes on the vine. (Jer. Viii. 13) And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds. (2 kings iv.

(Science: botany) 89) Vine apple See Vine borer above, and wound gall, under Wound.

Origin: F. Vigne, L. Vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. See Wine, and cf. Vignette.

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Re: Do snakes have tails???

Some snakes have tails that enable them to hold onto branches or vines to assist them in climbing trees. And of course a rattlesnake uses its tail as a warning device when it is scared. Many harmless snakes also vibrate their tails, and if they happen to ...

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by elizabeth35
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Do snakes have tails???
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What plant are these from?

I bought a box of 30 of these root/stick/vines a few years ago at a craft store for $5-7. They were being marketed as floral decoration. Now I have a use for them and need to find a supply source. What plant are they from? They're lightweight, ...

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by hilla
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What plant are these from?
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New unified theory of life based on Coriolis Force

... anthropology, physiognomy, etc. It gives no citations to science journals. For some supplementary evidence, I give you the twirling motion of vines: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTljaIVseTc And to really see how matter travels to "converging point" and "tail", I give ...

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by doodums
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New unified theory of life based on Coriolis Force
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Re: Chameleon and camouflage?

... http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-chameleon.html http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/1095/icwg.htm http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Chamaeleonidae.html And for some nice photos - http://www.bio-ken.com/chameleons.htm

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by Darby
Sun Apr 12, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chameleon and camouflage?
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The Fiber Disease

... the spread of Fusarium species. The mutated fungi can cause disease in large numbers of crops, including tomatoes, peppers, flowers, corn and vines and are normally considered a threat to farmers as a pest, rather than as a pesticide…. Fusarium species are more active in warm soils and can ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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