Definition of clematis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈklemətɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklemətɪs//
; BrE BrE//kləˈmeɪtɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//kləˈmeɪtɪs//
[countable, uncountable] Plants
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a climbing plant with large white, purple or pink flowers See related entries: Plants Word OriginLatin (also denoting the periwinkle), from Greek klēmatis, from klēma ‘vine branch’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clematis