from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An annual twining tropical American vine (Ipomoea quamoclit) naturalized in warm regions, having pinnately cut leaves and showy, usually scarlet flowers.
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- n. Ipomoea quamoclit, a tropical morning glory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a climbing plant with red or white flowers (Ipotœa Quamoclit, formerly Quamoclit vulgaris).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere
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