rhoicissus

/ (ˌrəʊɪˈsɪsəs) /

noun

any plant of the climbing genus Rhoicissus, related to and resembling cissus, esp R. rhomboidea (grape ivy), grown for its shiny evergreen foliage: family Vitaceae

Nearby words

  1. rhodophylaxis,
  2. rhodopsin,
  3. rhodora,
  4. rhodos,
  5. rhoecus,
  6. rhomb,
  7. rhombencephalic isthmus,
  8. rhombencephalon,
  9. rhombic,
  10. rhombic aerial

Word Origin for rhoicissus

New Latin, from Greek rhoia pomegranate + cissus

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