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.
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...