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(Science: botany) A climbing plant having flowers of great fragrance (Lonicera Periclymenum); the honeysuckle.

The virginia creeper. See Virginia creeper, under Virginia. Beatrice, who even now Is couched in the woodbine coverture. (Shak)

Origin: AS. Wudubind black ivy; so named as binding about trees. See Wood, and Bind.

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