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ivy

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈaɪ.vi/
an evergreen plant (= one that never loses its leaves) that often grows up trees or buildings: Ivy covered the broken walls. Variegated ivy is a popular choice for covering fences.
Translations of “ivy”
in Arabic لِبْلاب…
in Korean 아이비, 담쟁이 덩굴…
in Malaysian pokok ivy…
in French lierre…
in Turkish sarmaşık…
in Italian edera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 常春藤…
in Russian плющ…
in Polish bluszcz…
in Vietnamese cây thường xuân…
in Spanish hiedra…
in Portuguese hera…
in Thai ไม้เลื้อยจำพวกหนึ่ง…
in German der Efeu…
in Catalan heura…
in Japanese ツタ…
in Indonesian tanaman merambat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 常春藤…
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