Definition of Grapevine family
1. Noun. A family of vines belonging to order Rhamnales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Rhamnales, Rhamnales
Member holonyms: Genus Vitis, Vitis, Genus Parthenocissus, Parthenocissus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grapevine Family
Literary usage of Grapevine family
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1. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"... the habit of climbing is characteristic of all or most of the species, as in the Bindweed family (Convolvulaceae). The grapevine family (Vitaceae), ..."
2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"... Its name may be confounded, but from which It Is entirely distinct; the former belonging to the grapevine family of plants, the latter to the shrubs. ..."
3. Synopsis of the Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of by United States Dept. of the Treasury, Dept. of the Treasury, United States (1897)
"... to the grapevine family, or iritis vine/era, of plants, the latter to the shrub, or ribes. A Zante currant, on the vine, is a small-sized grape; ..."
4. Tariff Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of by United States Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means (1908)
"After quoting the California court, holding that the currant of commerce belonged to the grapevine family and when on the vine was a small-sized grape ..."