Virginia creeper

Virginia creeper
Vir|gin|ia creep|er [ və`dʒınjə ,kripər ] noun count or uncount
a plant that grows upward by fixing itself to walls or trees. It has leaves that turn red in the fall.

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  • Virginia creeper — Virginia Vir*gin i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster] {Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}). {Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginia creeper — ☆ Virginia creeper n. WOODBINE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Virginia creeper — * For the plant: Parthenocissus quinquefolia * For the other plant: Parthenocissus vitacea * For the Civil War General: George B. McClellan * For the album: Virginia Creeper (album) * For the trail: Virginia Creeper Trail * For the railroad:… …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia creeper — UK [və(r)ˌdʒɪnɪə ˈkriːpə(r)] / US [vəˈdʒɪnjə ˌkrɪpər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Virginia creeper : singular Virginia creeper plural Virginia creepers a plant that grows upwards by fixing itself to walls or trees. It has leaves that… …   English dictionary

  • Virginia creeper — penkialapis vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus quinquefolia angl. American ivy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia-creeper — penkialapis vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus quinquefolia angl. American ivy;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Virginia creeper — vynvytis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vynmedinių (Vitaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Parthenocissus). atitikmenys: lot. Parthenocissus angl. American ivy; ampelopsis; Virginia creeper vok. Jungfernrebe; wilder Wein; Zaunrebe rus.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Virginia Creeper Trail — The Virginia Creeper Trail is a convert|35|mi|adj=on multi purpose rail trail in southwestern Virginia from Abingdon, to the North Carolina state line near Whitetop, Virginia. HistoryThe trail runs along a right of way dating to the 1880 s mdash; …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia Creeper (album) — Infobox Album Name = Virginia Creeper Type = studio Artist = Grant Lee Phillips Released = Start date|2004|02|24 Recorded = Genre = Folk Length = 48:04 Label = Zoë Producer = Grant Lee Phillips Reviews = *Allmusic rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Virginia Creeper (railroad) — The Virginia Creeper was a mountain railroad, connecting Abingdon, Virginia, to Elkland, North Carolina. The railroad was in operation from 1907 to 1977, hauling lumber, iron ore, and passengers up very steep grades deriving its name from the… …   Wikipedia

  • virginia creeper leafhopper — noun Usage: usually capitalized V : a jassid bug (Erythroneura ziczac) that is highly destructive to Virginia creeper in parts of the United States …   Useful english dictionary

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