Boston ivy


noun

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

Origin of Boston ivy

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called Japanese ivy.
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Boston ivy

noun

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