A climbing vine or shrub of a genus (Ampelopsis) in the grape family, widely grown as ornamentals.

Am`pe*lop"sis (am`pE*lop"sis), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'a`mpelos vine + 'o`psis appearance.] (Bot.)

A genus formerly including the Virginia creeper.

 

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