Meaning of clematis

clem•a•tis

Pronunciation: (klem'u-tis, kli-mat'is), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous plants or woody vines of the genus Clematis, including many species cultivated for their showy, variously colored flowers. Cf. traveler's-joy, virgin's-bower.
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