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grapevine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
grapevinegrape‧vine /ˈɡreɪpvaɪn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 hear something on the grapevine2 HBPa climbing plant on which grapes grow syn vine
Examples from the Corpus
grapevineThat is because commercial grapevines are propagated from cuttings and are genetically identical clones.If a collector had acquired the ancient cross, Wartski's experts might have heard of it through the dealers' grapevine.In the Northern California wine country at harvest time, we favor soaked grapevines added to the coals for our fuel source.He had heard as much on the grapevine around the office.In a week the displaced honeysuckle vines, the wild roses, the grapevines, the grass, would be back.We have also had great success with grapevine cuttings and herb sprigs, such as basil and thyme.
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