Definition of mignonette-vine in English:

mignonette-vine

noun

  • 1rare A yellow-flowered plant, Madia elegans (family Asteraceae (Compositae)), of western North America (also called tar-weed).

  • 2A liana, Anredera cordifolia (family Basellaceae), with fragrant white flowers and aerial tubers, native to subtropical South America and cultivated for ornament elsewhere.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Miller (c1831–1898).