Meaning of ampelopsis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌampɪˈlɒpsɪs/

nounplural noun ampelopsis

  • A bushy climbing plant of the vine family.

    Genus Ampelopsis, family Vitaceae: two species

    ‘I don't think its a type of Ampelopsis although the leaves look similar.’
    • ‘This variety of Ampelopsis is easily kept within bounds, it actually only climbs to 8 ft. or so.’
    • ‘I have collected in the last quarter of a century more than 30 different varieties of Ampelopsis and Parthenocissus.’


Modern Latin, from Greek ampelos ‘vine’ + opsis ‘appearance’.