heartseed definition

  • noun:
    • A climbing plant with circular seeds marked with an area like a heart.
    • A climbing plant for the genus Cardiospermum, having round seeds which are marked with a spot like a heart.
    • A general name of plants of the genus Cardiospermum (of which name it is a translation), but more especially of C. Halicacabum, a beautiful vine well known in cultivation, which in the United States has received the appropriate name of balloon-vine, from the large, triangular, inflated fruit. See balloon-vine.
    • herbaceous vine of tropical America and Africa

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