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ampelopsis

[ am-puh-lop-sis ]
/ ˌæm pəˈlɒp sɪs /
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noun
any climbing, woody vine or shrub belonging to the genus Ampelopsis, of the grape family, having small greenish flowers and inedible berries.
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Origin of ampelopsis

1803; <New Latin <Greek ámpel(os) grapevine + ópsis-opsis

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British Dictionary definitions for ampelopsis

ampelopsis
/ (ˌæmpɪˈlɒpsɪs) /

noun
any woody vine of the vitaceous genus Ampelopsis, of tropical and subtropical Asia and America

Word Origin for ampelopsis

C19: from New Latin, from Greek ampelos grapevine
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