Russian vine

noun a fast-growing Asian climbing plant of the dock family, with long clusters of white or pink flowers. [Fallopia baldschuanica.]

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  • Russian vine — noun twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia • Syn: ↑silver lace vine, ↑China fleece vine, ↑Polygonum aubertii • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vine — noun 1》 a climbing or trailing woody stemmed plant related to the grapevine. [Vitis and other genera.]     ↘used in names of climbing or trailing plants of other families, e.g. Russian vine. 2》 the slender stem of a trailing or climbing plant.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Russian wine — refers to wine made in the Russian Federation and to some extent wines made in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics though this later referencing is an inaccurate representation of wines from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova,… …   Wikipedia

  • China fleece vine — noun twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia • Syn: ↑silver lace vine, ↑Russian vine, ↑Polygonum aubertii • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver lace vine — noun twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia • Syn: ↑China fleece vine, ↑Russian vine, ↑Polygonum aubertii • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Polygonum aubertii — noun twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia • Syn: ↑silver lace vine, ↑China fleece vine, ↑Russian vine • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Polygonum — noun diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions • Syn: ↑Polygonum • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonaceae, ↑family Polygonaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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