Bindweed definition

bīndwēd
Any of various trailing or twining, often weedy plants of the genera Calystegia and Convolvulus, having white, pink, or purple funnel-shaped flowers.
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Any of various similar trailing or twining plants.
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Any of various twining vines, esp. any of certain vines (genus Convolvulus) of the morning-glory family.
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(botany) The family Convolvulaceae, of several trailing vine-like plants with funnel-shaped flowers.
  • True bindweed, genus Convolvulus.
  • False bindweed, genus Calystegia.
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Plants of species in other genera with similar appearance.
  • Black bindweed, Fallopia convolvulus.
  • Slender bindweed, Polymeria calycina.
  • Bittersweet nightshade, blue bindweed, Solanum dulcamara.
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Noun

Singular:
bindweed
Plural:
bindweeds

Origin of bindweed