root climber


noun Botany.

a plant that clings to a surface and climbs by means of adventitious roots, as the ivy, Hedera helix.

Origin of root climber

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for root climber

root climber


noun

any of various climbing plants, such as the ivy, that adhere to a supporting structure by means of small roots growing from the side of the stem
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