HyperDic: silk_vine

English > 1 sense of the expression silk vine:
NOUNplantsilk vine, Periploca graecadeciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits
English > silk vine: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningdeciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers and poisonous yellow fruits; cultivated for its dark shining foliage; southeastern Europe to Asia Minor.
SynonymPeriploca graeca
Member ofPeriploca, genus Periplocagenus of woody vines of warm regions / regions of the Old World
BroadervineA plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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