any luxuriantly growing, woody, tropical vine that roots in the ground and climbs, as around tree trunks
Origin of lianaNorman French liane from French lierne, liorne, altered (by associated, association with lier, to bind) from viorne from Classical Latin viburnum, viburnum
Any of various climbing, woody, usually tropical vines.
Origin of lianaAlteration of French liane probably from lier to bind from Old French; see liable .
- A female given name, derived from Juliana or Eliana