cypress vine

  1. a tropical American vine, Ipomoea quamoclit (or Quamoclit pennata), of the morning glory family, having finely divided leaves and tubular scarlet flowers.

Origin of cypress vine

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

Words Nearby cypress vine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cypress vine in a sentence

  • She had a cypress vine planted this year, on one side, and a moon vine on the other.

  • What meant that long green mound stretching at my side, that broken shaft, twined with the cypress vine?

    Ernest Linwood | Caroline Lee Hentz

British Dictionary definitions for cypress vine

cypress vine

  1. a tropical American convolvulaceous climbing plant, Ipomoea pennata, having finely divided compound leaves and scarlet or white tubular flowers

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