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liage | liaise | liaison | liakoura | liam o'flaherty | liana | liane | liangle | liao | liao dynasty | liar

liana

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Noun
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li=a=na

CIDE DICTIONARY

lianan. [F. liane; prob. akin to lien a band, fr. L. ligamen, fr. ligare to bind. Cf. Lien, n. ].
     A luxuriant woody plant, climbing high trees and having ropelike stems. The grapevine often has the habit of a liane. Lianes are abundant in the forests of the Amazon region.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

liana, n. (also liane) any of several climbing and twining plants of tropical forests.

Etymology
F liane, lierne clematis, of uncert. orig.

THESAURUS

liana

algae, autophyte, bean, bracken, brown algae, climber, conferva, confervoid, creeper, diatom, fern, fruits and vegetables, fucus, fungus, grapevine, green algae, gulfweed, herb, heterophyte, ivy, kelp, legume, lentil, lichen, liverwort, mold, moss, mushroom, parasite, parasitic plant, pea, perthophyte, phytoplankton, planktonic algae, plant families, puffball, pulse, red algae, rockweed, rust, saprophyte, sargasso, sargassum, sea lentil, sea moss, sea wrack, seaweed, smut, succulent, toadstool, vetch, vine, wort, wrack

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