Dictionary.com

bindweed

[ bahynd-weed ]
/ ˈbaɪndˌwid /
Save This Word!

noun
any of various twining or vinelike plants, especially certain species of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of bindweed

First recorded in 1540–50; bind + weed1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use bindweed in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bindweed

bindweed
/ (ˈbaɪndˌwiːd) /

noun
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK