morning glory
noun Date: 1814 any of various usually twining plants (genus Ipomoea of the family Convolvulaceae, the morning-glory family) with showy trumpet-shaped flowers; broadly an herb, shrub, or tree of the morning-glory family

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  • morning glory — ☆ morning glory n. any of a genus (Ipomoea) of plants of the morning glory family; esp., a twining annual vine ( I. purpurea), with heart shaped leaves and trumpet shaped flowers of lavender, blue, pink, or white …   English World dictionary

  • morning glory — [ US ˈ.. ˌ..] n [U and C] a plant that has white, blue, or pink flowers that open in the morning and close in late afternoon …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Morning-glory — Morn ing glo ry, n. (Bot.) A climbing plant ({Ipom[oe]a purpurea}) having handsome, funnel shaped flowers, usually red, pink, purple, white, or variegated, sometimes pale blue. See {Dextrorsal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morning-glory — ☆ morning glory [môr′niŋ glôr΄ē ] adj. designating a family (Convolvulaceae, order Solanales) of twining dicotyledonous vines and some erect shrubs and trees with flowers having five sepals and a funnel shaped corolla, including some bindweeds… …   Universalium

  • morning glory — noun count a climbing plant with flowers of various colors …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • morning glory — ► NOUN ▪ a climbing plant of the convolvulus family with trumpet shaped flowers …   English terms dictionary

  • morning-glory — ☆ morning glory [môr′niŋ glôr΄ē ] adj. designating a family (Convolvulaceae, order Solanales) of twining dicotyledonous vines and some erect shrubs and trees with flowers having five sepals and a funnel shaped corolla, including some bindweeds… …   English World dictionary

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  • 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

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