Tendril



noun, Botany.
1.
a threadlike, leafless organ of climbing plants, often growing in spiral form, which attaches itself to or twines round some other body, so as to support the plant.
noun
1.
a specialized threadlike part of a leaf or stem that attaches climbing plants to a support by twining or adhering
2.
something resembling a tendril, such as a wisp of hair
tendril
(těn’drəl)
A slender, coiling plant part, often a modified leaf or leaf part, that helps support the stem of some climbing angiosperms by clinging to or winding around an object. Peas, squash, and grapes produce tendrils.

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