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English → English (WordNet) Definition: American ivy American ivy n : common North American vine with compound leaves and bluish-black berrylike fruit [syn: Virginia creeper, woodbine, Parthenocissus quinquefolia]
English → English (gcide) Definition: American ivy Ivy \I"vy\, n.; pl. Ivies. [AS. [=i]fig; akin to OHG. ebawi, ebah, G. epheu.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Hedera (Hedera helix), common in Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and mostly five-pointed; the flowers yellowish and small; the berries black or yellow. The stem clings to walls and trees by rootlike fibers. [1913 Webster] Direct The clasping ivy where to climb. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere. --Milton. [1913 Webster] American ivy. (Bot.) See Virginia creeper. English ivy (Bot.), a popular name in America for the ivy proper (Hedera helix). German ivy (Bot.), a creeping plant, with smooth, succulent stems, and fleshy, light-green leaves; a species of Senecio (Senecio scandens). Ground ivy. (Bot.) Gill (Nepeta Glechoma). Ivy bush. (Bot.) See Mountain laurel, under Mountain. Ivy owl (Zo["o]l.), the barn owl. Ivy tod (Bot.), the ivy plant. --Tennyson. Japanese ivy (Bot.), a climbing plant (Ampelopsis tricuspidata ), closely related to the Virginia creeper. Poison ivy (Bot.), an American woody creeper (Rhus Toxicodendron ), with trifoliate leaves, and greenish-white berries. It is exceedingly poisonous to the touch for most persons. To pipe in an ivy leaf, to console one's self as best one can. [Obs.] --Chaucer. West Indian ivy, a climbing plant of the genus Marcgravia. [1913 Webster] 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 ornamental North American woody vine (Ampelopsis quinquefolia), climbing extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also woodbine, and American ivy. [U. S.] Virginia fence. See Worm fence, under Fence. Virginia nightingale (Zo["o]l.), the cardinal bird. See under Cardinal. Virginia quail (Zo["o]l.), the bobwhite. Virginia reel, an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States. --Bartlett. Virginia stock. (Bot.) See Mahon stock. [1913 Webster] American \A*mer"i*can\ ([.a]*m[~e]r"[i^]*kan), a. [Named from Americus Vespucius.] 1. Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the United States. “A young officer of the American navy.” --Lyell. [1913 Webster] American ivy. See Virginia creeper. American Party (U. S. Politics), a party, about 1854, which opposed the influence of foreign-born citizens, and those supposed to owe allegiance to a foreign power. Native american Party (U. S. Politics), a party of principles similar to those of the American party. It arose about 1843, but soon died out. [1913 Webster]


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