Meaning of “clematis” in the English Dictionary

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"clematis" in British English

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clematisnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈklem.ə.tɪs/ us /ˈklem.ə.t̬əs/ plural clematis

Examples from literature

  • A wild clematis is planted beside each rose and fills the top of the arch. 
  • Ivy and clematis climbed over the porches and twisted themselves round the low chimneys. 
  • The front porch of her white cottage was almost obscured by a white cloud of fragrant clematis in full blossom, and the yard was filled with roses and other flowers. 
  • They went slowly down the long path to the clematis arbor, and then turned back again, for it was not warm enough to sit down out of doors. 
  • With your permission, we must decide about the clematis trellis for the north wall without delay. 

(Definition of “clematis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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