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vine

[ vahyn ]
/ vaɪn /
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noun
any plant having a long, slender stem that trails or creeps on the ground or climbs by winding itself about a support or holding fast with tendrils or claspers.
the stem of any such plant.
a grape plant.
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Origin of vine

1250–1300; Middle English <Old French vi(g)ne<Latin vīnea vine(yard), equivalent to vīn(um) wine + -ea, feminine of -eus-eous

OTHER WORDS FROM vine

vineless, adjectivevinelike, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vine (1 of 2)

vine
/ (vaɪn) /

noun
any of various plants, esp the grapevine, having long flexible stems that creep along the ground or climb by clinging to a support by means of tendrils, leafstalks, etc
the stem of such a plant

Derived forms of vine

vined, adjectivevineless, adjectivevinelike, adjectiveviny, adjective

Word Origin for vine

C13: from Old French vine, from Latin vīnea vineyard, from vīneus belonging to wine, from vīnum wine

British Dictionary definitions for vine (2 of 2)

Vine
/ (vaɪn) /

noun
Barbara. See (Ruth) Rendell
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Other Idioms and Phrases with vine

vine

see clinging vine; wither on the vine.

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