Ipomoea panurata
man-of-the-earth man-of-the-earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long-rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S.

Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial ({Ipomoea panurata} or {Ipomoea fastigiata}) having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato.

Syn: wild potato vine, wild sweet potato vine, man of the earth, manroot, scammonyroot, {Ipomoea panurata}, {Ipomoea fastigiata}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ipomoea panurata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea panurata — noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato • Syn: ↑wild potato vine, ↑wild sweet potato vine, ↑man of the earth, ↑manroot, ↑scammonyroot,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ipomoea fastigiata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea fastigiata — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea leptophylla — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea leptophylla — man of the earth man of the earth n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ipomoea fastigiata — noun tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato • Syn: ↑wild potato vine, ↑wild sweet potato vine, ↑man of the earth, ↑manroot, ↑scammonyroot,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • man-of-the-earth — n. 1. (Bot.) A long rooted morning glory ({Ipomoea leptophylla}) of Western U. S. Syn: man of the earth, {Ipomoea leptophylla}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial ({Ipomoea panurata} or {Ipomoea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morning glory — noun any of various twining vines having funnel shaped flowers that close late in the day (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Hyponyms: ↑common morning glory, ↑Ipomoea purpurea, ↑Ipomoea tricolor, ↑cypress vine, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • man-of-the-earth — noun 1. tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato • Syn: ↑wild potato vine, ↑wild sweet potato vine, ↑manroot, ↑scammonyroot, ↑Ipomoea panurata,… …   Useful english dictionary

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