Birthworts; dutchman's pipe; Also called: genus Aristolochia.
Sinonimi: Aristolochia clematitis
Creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America; SYN. Aristolochia clematitis.
1. A vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants.
2. Someone who climbs as a sport.
Sinonimi: tree creeper
1. Any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb about on trees; SYN. tree creeper.
2. Any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping.
Any small, short-legged passerine bird of the family Certhidae. They spiral with a mouselike movement up tree trunks, searching for insects and larvae with their thin, down-curved beaks.
The brown creeper Certhia familiaris is 12 cm/5 in long, brown above, white below, and is found across North America and Eurasia.
Small, short-legged bird of the family Certhiidae, which spirals with a mouselike movement up tree trunks searching for food with its thin downcurved beak.
The common tree creeper Certhia familiaris is 12 cm/5 in long, brown above, white below, and is found across Europe, N Asia, and North America.
ETYM French vigne, Latin vinea a vineyard, vine from vineus of or belonging to wine, vinum wine, grapes. Related to Wine, Vignette.
Weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.
Or grapevine; Any of various climbing woody plants of the genus Vitis, family Vitaceae, especially V. vinifera, native to Asia Minor and cultivated from antiquity. Its fruit is eaten or made into wine or other fermented drinks; dried fruits of certain varieties are known as raisins and currants. Many other species of climbing plant are also termed vines.
Any of several plants (genera Zebrina and Tradescantia) of the spiderwort family; especially; either of two trailing or creeping plants (z. pendula and t. fluminensis) cultivated for their showy and often white-striped foliage
ETYM From Wind to turn.
1. Mechanical device around which something can be wound.
2. Used to wind a spring-driven device (as a clock); SYN. key.