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1. [n] {trademark} Source lang: eng(wasei) "viny-tie"
▶ twist tie
Cross references:
  ⇐ see: 2854064 ツイストタイ 1. twist tie

7. A 2022-05-05 03:52:52  Jim Breen <...address hidden...>
6. A* 2022-05-05 01:02:08  Stephen Kraus <...address hidden...>
Sounds good. It wasn't clear to me if the trademark registration
date on the kyowa page referred to "ビニタイ" or "VINY-TIES", but
I completely missed that it is in daijrin. daijisen also has an
5. A* 2022-05-05 00:39:41  Marcus Richert <...address hidden...>
the kyowa page: "1966年(昭和41年) 商標登録"
Daijr also mentions its a trademark: "商標名。"
I agree it has probably been genericized, which is likely why it's in Daijr in the first place.
4. A* 2022-05-04 23:56:58  Stephen Kraus <...address hidden...>
Didn't mean to suggest that the gloss had any sort of explanatory
power. It seems I just misunderstood the purpose of the [tm]
gloss type.

Is there any evidence that ビニタイ is a specific trademark and
not just a generic term used for the ties? The kyowa webpage has
ビニタイ listed alongside other generic terms like ゴムバンド.

ビニールタイ gets some n-gram hits, and a web image search brings
up the same products as ビニタイ. My guess would be that the
viny-as-in-vine story is a false etymology invented by the
company to add flair to their brand. Judging by the search
results on amazon, ビニタイ looks like a generic term and
viny-ties seems to be one particular brand.

Google N-gram Corpus Counts
 780	100.0%	ビニールタイ
None	   -  	ビニール・タイ
3. A* 2022-05-04 23:29:35  Marcus Richert <...address hidden...>
The original word is not "vinyl tie" but viny-tie(s) per the kyowa page (they are the trademark holder). The intended meaning of "viny" here is apparently 植物のツル (vine) - it's not a reference to "vinyl". I don't think a single English-language page using "viny-tie" is reason enough to include it as a gloss.
@@ -10 +10 @@
-<lsource ls_wasei="y">vinyl tie</lsource>
+<lsource ls_wasei="y">viny-tie</lsource>
@@ -12 +11,0 @@
-<gloss g_type="tm">viny-tie</gloss>
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