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Boston ivy

noun
  1. a climbing woody vine, Parthenocissus tricuspidata, of the grape family, native to eastern Asia and grown in North America as a wall covering.
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Origin of Boston ivy

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called Japanese ivy.
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British Dictionary definitions for boston ivy

Boston ivy

noun
  1. the US name for Virginia creeper (def. 2)
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