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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ten·dril /ˈtɛndrəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·dril n.  Bot. A slender, leafless portion of a plant by which it becomes attached to a supporting body, after which the tendril usually contracts by coiling spirally.
 Note:Tendrils may represent the end of a stem, as in the grapevine; an axillary branch, as in the passion flower; stipules, as in the genus Smilax; or the end of a leaf, as in the pea.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·dril a. Clasping; climbing as a tendril. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : slender stemlike structure by which some twining plants
          attach themselves to an object for support