bindweednoun [ U ]uk /ˈbaɪnd.wiːd/ us /ˈbaɪnd.wiːd/
Examples from literature
- Attracted by the freshness of the spot, I approached and in the midst of a confusion of iris, mint and bindweed, I saw a blonde head quenching its thirst at the stream.
- Near by, too, is a hedge covered with great white blooms of the bindweed.
- Tall rank grass flourished on every side, carriage-way and borders alike had been blotted into a springing waste, and the few sprawling shrubs which we could recognize hardly emerged from beneath the choking smother of luxuriant bindweed.
- The bindweed has a creeping root, wild garlic has a bulb, and such forms are always producing new forms underground while the seed above the ground is able to do the same thing.