- a tender, woody Brazilian vine, Solanum jasminoides, of the nightshade family, having starlike, blue-tinged white flowers in clusters, grown as an ornamental.
- paradise flower.
Origin of potato vine
First recorded in 1765–75
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for potato vine
"Not when mistaken for potato-vine," she answered, yet her eyes were smiling at him.A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike
It's jest like a ribbon on a bonnet, or a blow on a potato-vine.Sevenoaks
J. G. Holland
"I heard of a boy once who found a penny in the field, right under a potato-vine," said Walter.The Young Adventurer
The first brood of larvæ may be found on the potato-vine toward the latter end of June, and the second in August.The $100 Prize Essay on the Cultivation of the Potato; and How to Cook the Potato
D. H. Compton and Pierre Blot