Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Vine

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

vine

(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.