trumpet vine

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noun


Nearby words

  1. trumpet creeper,
  2. trumpet flower,
  3. trumpet honeysuckle,
  4. trumpet leg,
  5. trumpet marine,
  6. trumpet-leaf,
  7. trumpet-tree,
  8. trumpeter,
  9. trumpeter swan,
  10. trumpetfish

Origin of trumpet vine

An Americanism dating back to 1700–10

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British Dictionary definitions for trumpet vine

trumpet vine

noun

either of two bignoniaceous vines, Campsis radicans of the eastern US or C. grandiflora of E Asia, with clumps of trumpet-shaped flowers: grown as ornamentalsAlso called: trumpet climber, trumpet flower
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