Seven-year vine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Seven-year vine (Bot) a tropical climbing plant (IpomÅ“a tuberosa) related to the morning-glory.
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Usage

In literature:

All the vines of the State did not number 1,000,000 seven years ago.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864" by Various
Got back half past seven; a beautiful vine (Isabella) only six years planted and many hundred of branches.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
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