- any of various twining or vinelike plants, especially certain species of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia.
Origin of bindweed
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Examples from the Web for bindweed
Some of the bindweed family, I ought to say, are valuable in medicine.
We should all be in that bindweed at the other side of the river by now.The Girls of St. Wode's
L. T. Meade
The scent of the bindweed was her favourite, then the pink, then the honeysuckle, then the jasmine.Toilers of the Sea
I caught him one day hopping about and pecking at the twigs of a Biscayan bindweed.Bramble-bees and Others
J. Henri Fabre
You think the Bindweed and the Traveller's Joy beautiful flowers, and so they are.Wildflowers of the Farm
Arthur Owens Cooke
- any convolvulaceous plant of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia that twines around a supportSee also convolvulus
- any of various other trailing or twining plants, such as black bindweed
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