ampelopsis

[am-puh-lop-sis]
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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

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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