bindweed

[bahynd-weed]

Origin of bindweed

First recorded in 1540–50; bind + weed1
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bindweed

noun
  1. any convolvulaceous plant of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia that twines around a supportSee also convolvulus
  2. any of various other trailing or twining plants, such as black bindweed
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