Puncture Vine Definition

Any of various cosmopolitan herbaceous plants of the genus Tribulus, especially T. terrestris, which has opposite, compound leaves and spiny fruit, and is used as a dietary supplement primarily for its perceived ability to enhance sexual desire and muscle mass.
American Heritage Medicine

Other Word Forms of Puncture Vine


puncture vine
puncture vines

Origin of Puncture Vine

  • From the fact that the fruit can puncture tires

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

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to puncture vine using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With


puncture vine