from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various trailing or twining, often weedy plants of the genera Calystegia and Convolvulus, having white, pink, or purple bell-shaped or funnel-shaped flowers.
- n. Any of various similar trailing or twining plants, such as the black bindweed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several trailing vine-like plants, of the related genera Calystegia and Convolvulus, that have funnel-shaped flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant of the genus Convolvulus. The black bryony, or Tamus, is called black bindweed, and the Smilax aspera, rough bindweed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common name for plants of the genus Convolvulus, especially of C. arvensis, C. (or Calystegia) sepium, and C. (or Calystegia) Soldanella.
- n. Tamus communis of Europe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several vines of the genera Convolvulus and Calystegia having a twining habit
From bind + weed. (Wiktionary)