European hop

Definitions of European hop
  1. noun
    European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
    synonyms: Humulus lupulus, bine, common hop, common hops
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    hop, hops
    twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
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