Definitions for "kudzu "
A vine, native to China and Japan but imported into the United States; originally planted for decoration, for forage, or as a ground cover to control erosion. It now grows wild in many parts of the southeastern United States.
fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long many-seed hairy pods and tuberous starchy roots; grown for fodder and forage and root starch; widespread in the southern United States
a purple ground-vine that spreads rapidly
Kudzu is the Red Hat Linux hardware probing library and the associated configuration program. The probing library is used by various system utilities, such as anaconda, Xconfigurator, and hwbrowser. The tool runs at system boot time to determine what hardware has been added or removed from the system.