moonseed definition

  • noun:
    • some of several dioecious vines regarding the closely associated genera Cocculus and Menispermum, having hidden flowers and purple or blackish good fresh fruit.
    • A twining plant of genus Menispermum, eponymous of Menispermae or moonseed family
    • A climbing plant of the genus Menispermum; -- so-called through the crescentlike form of the seeds.
    • A plant of genus Menispermum.
    • plant associated with the family members Menispermaceae having purple or black colored fruit with crescent- or ring-shaped seeds

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