ampelopsis

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Etymology[edit]

Modern Latin genus name, from Ancient Greek ἄμπελος (ámpelos, vine) + ὄψις (ópsis, appearance).

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Noun[edit]

ampelopsis (plural ampelopsis)

  1. (botany) A vine of the genus Ampelopsis
    • 1992, Moncrieff/Kilmartin/Enright, translating Marcel Proust, Swann's Way, Folio Society 2005, p. 417:
      Elsewhere, again, might be seen the first awakening of this Maytime of the leaves, and those of an ampelopsis, a smiling miracle like a red hawthorn flowering in winter, had that very morning all ‘come out’, so to speak, in blossom.