- celandine (sense )
- any of several plants of the milkweed family, as (Cynanchum nigrum), a twining European vine with purplish-brown flowers, now wild in the E U.S.
See swallowwort in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- See celandine.
- Any of several vines of the genus Cynanchum, especially C. nigrum, native to Europe, having clusters of small brownish-purple flowers.
Origin: From the shape of its pod