any climbing shrub belonging to the genus Wisteria, of the legume family, having showy, pendent clusters of blue-violet, white, purple, or rose flowers.
- Also wis·tar·i·a [wi-steer-ee-uh, -stair-]. /wɪˈstɪər i ə, -ˈstɛər-/.
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How to use wisteria in a sentence
What happened on wisteria Lane in its eighth season just could not compete with that reality.
And Susan leaves wisteria Lane to help her daughter, Julie, raise her baby.
The modern Japanese wisteria workbaskets for ladies have one or more Swastikas woven in their sides or covers.The Swastika | Thomas Wilson
It had a wide bertha, cuffs and over panels of wisteria panne velvet.Marjorie Dean College Freshman | Pauline Lester
It was a one-piece frock of fine wisteria-colored broadcloth which her captain had designed and made.Marjorie Dean College Freshman | Pauline Lester
British Dictionary definitions for wisteria
any twining leguminous woody climbing plant of the genus Wisteria, of E Asia and North America, having blue, purple, or white flowers in large drooping clusters
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