pipe vine

pipe vine
the Dutchman's-pipe.
[1805-15]

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  • pipe vine — noun hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe • Syn: ↑Dutchman s pipe, ↑Aristolochia macrophylla, ↑Aristolochia durior • Hypernyms: ↑birthwort, ↑Aristolochia clematitis * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Dutchman's-pipe — /duch meuhnz puyp /, n. a climbing vine, Aristolochia durior, of the birthwort family, having large, heart shaped leaves and brownish purple flowers of a curved form suggesting a tobacco pipe. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * Climbing vine (Aristolochia… …   Universalium

  • Dutchman's-pipe — noun hardy deciduous vine having large leaves and flowers with the calyx tube curved like the bowl of a pipe • Syn: ↑pipe vine, ↑Aristolochia macrophylla, ↑Aristolochia durior • Hypernyms: ↑birthwort, ↑Aristolochia clematitis * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dutchman's-pipe — n. a hardy deciduous American vine ({Aristolochia durior}) having large, heart shaped leaves and bearing brownish purple flowers which have their calyx tubes curved like the bowl of a tobacco pipe. Formerly classified as {Aristolochia Sipho}. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carl Vine — (born 8 October 1954) is a prominent Australian classical, theatre, film, television and electronic composer. CareerCarl Vine was born in Perth, Western Australia. He moved to Sydney in 1975, where he is now based as a freelance composer. His… …   Wikipedia

  • Dutchman's-pipe — Dutch′man s pipe′ n. pln a climbing vine, Aristolochia durior, of the birthwort family, having large heart shaped leaves and brownish purple flowers of a curved form suggesting a tobacco pipe • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Dutch|man's-pipe — «DUHCH muhnz PYP», noun. U.S. a climbing vine of the birthwort family with large leaves, and curved flowers resembling the bowl of a tobacco pipe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian pipe — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dutchman's-pipe — noun (plural Dutchman s pipes) Date: 1845 a vine (Aristolochia durior syn. A. macrophylla) of the birthwort family with large leaves and early summer flowers having the tube of the calyx curved like the bowl of a pipe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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