ampelopsis quinquefolia


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glycolic \Gly*col"ic\, a. (Chem.)
   Pertaining to, or derived from, glycol; as, glycolic ether;
   glycolic acid.
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   Glycolic acid (Chem.), an organic acid, found naturally in
      unripe grapes and in the leaves of the wild grape
      (Ampelopsis quinquefolia), and produced artificially in
      many ways, as by the oxidation of glycol, -- whence its
      name. It is a sirupy, or white crystalline, substance,
      HO.CH2.CO2H, has the properties both of an alcohol and
      an acid, and is a type of the hydroxy acids; -- called
      also hydroxyacetic acid.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Virginia \Vir*gin"i*a\, n.
   One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of
   or pertaining to the State of Virginia.
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   Virginia cowslip (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia
      Virginica}).

   Virginia creeper (Bot.), a common ornamental North American
      woody vine (Ampelopsis quinquefolia), climbing
      extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also
      woodbine, and American ivy. [U. S.]

   Virginia fence. See Worm fence, under Fence.

   Virginia nightingale (Zool.), the cardinal bird. See under
      Cardinal.

   Virginia quail (Zool.), the bobwhite.

   Virginia reel, an old English contradance; -- so called in
      the United States. --Bartlett.

   Virginia stock. (Bot.) See Mahon stock.
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