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 for ivy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ivy \I"vy\, n.; pl. Ivies. [AS. [imac]fig; akin to OHG. ebawi,
     ebah, G. epheu.] (Bot.)
     Hedera+({Hedera+helix">A plant of the genus Hedera ({Hedera helix), common in
     Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and
     mostly five-pointed; the flowers yellowish and small; the
     berries black or yellow. The stem clings to walls and trees
     by rootlike fibers.
     [1913 Webster]
           The clasping ivy where to climb.         --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
           Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere.   --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     American ivy. (Bot.) See Virginia creeper.
     English ivy (Bot.), a popular name in America for the ivy
        proper ({Hedera helix).
     German ivy (Bot.), a creeping plant, with smooth, succulent
        stems, and fleshy, light-green leaves; a species of
        Senecio+({Senecio+scandens">Senecio ({Senecio scandens).
     Ground+ivy.+(Bot.)+Gill+({Nepeta+Glechoma">Ground ivy. (Bot.) Gill ({Nepeta Glechoma).
     Ivy bush. (Bot.) See Mountain laurel, under Mountain.
     Ivy owl (Zool.), the barn owl.
     Ivy tod (Bot.), the ivy plant. --Tennyson.
     Japanese ivy (Bot.), a climbing plant ({Ampelopsis
        tricuspidata), closely related to the Virginia creeper.
     Poison ivy (Bot.), an American woody creeper ({Rhus
        Toxicodendron), with trifoliate leaves, and
        greenish-white berries. It is exceedingly poisonous to the
        touch for most persons.
     To pipe in an ivy leaf, to console one's self as best one
        can. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     West Indian ivy, a climbing plant of the genus
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: Old World vine with lobed evergreen leaves and black
           berrylike fruits [syn: ivy, common ivy, English ivy,
           Hedera helix]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "ivy":
     aestival, algae, autophyte, bean, beryl-green, berylline,
     blue-green, bluish-green, bracken, brown algae, chartreuse,
     chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, climber,
     conferva, confervoid, creeper, diatom, emerald, fern, foliaged,
     fruits and vegetables, fucus, fungus, glaucescent, glaucous,
     glaucous-green, grapevine, grassy, green, green algae,
     green as grass, green-blue, greenish, greenish-blue,
     greenish-yellow, greensick, gulfweed, herb, heterophyte, holly,
     ivy-green, kelp, leafy, leaved, legume, lentil, liana, lichen,
     liverwort, mold, moss, mushroom, olivaceous, olive, olive-green,
     parasite, parasitic plant, pea, perthophyte, phytoplankton,
     planktonic algae, plant families, porraceous, puffball, pulse,
     red algae, rockweed, rust, saprophyte, sargasso, sargassum,
     sea lentil, sea moss, sea wrack, seaweed, smaragdine, smut,
     springlike, succulent, summerlike, summery, toadstool, verdant,
     verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert, vetch, vine, virescent, wort,
     wrack, yellowish-green

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