Liana meaning

-än, -ăn
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Any of various climbing, woody, usually tropical vines.
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Any luxuriantly growing, woody, tropical vine that roots in the ground and climbs, as around tree trunks.
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A female given name, derived from Juliana or Eliana.
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Origin of liana

  • Alteration of French liane probably from lier to bind from Old French liable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French liane, from a native name, but influenced by lien (“to bind")

    From Wiktionary