Monday, 14 May 2012

Entry: kudzu (n.)

In context: "...driving a rented 4WD to kudzu-hung Shiny Prize, Kentucky..."

Definition: In full, kudzu vine. A perennial climbing plant, Pueraria thunbergiana (or P. lobata), of the family Leguminosæ, native to China and Japan, and cultivated elsewhere as a fodder plant, an ornamental, or an aid in the prevention of soil erosion.


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Page: 296
Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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