American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several night-blooming vines related to the morning glories.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The oxeye daisy, Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum.
- n. A tropical night-blooming species of Ipomæa, with large fragrant white flowers, or The moon-flower now cultivated as a summer plant northward is probably I. Bonanox, though sometimes called
I. noctiphyton, etc. Also moon-creeper.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The oxeye daisy; -- called also
- n. A kind of morning glory (Ipomœa Bona-nox) with large white flowers opening at night.
- n. pantropical climber having white fragrant nocturnal flowers
“Abuse of the poisonous datura, a form of jimson weed also known as moonflower, has been on the rise since September, particularly in West Ada County, Ada County sheriff's Detective Ryan Pacheco said during a press conference Thursday.”
“The moonflower Fancy had taken from her backyard and planted in the happy place after Gabriel had attacked her had grown into a tree with yummy-smelling fruit in the shape of tiny white crescents.”
“But I do not dig graves, only cradles, for wolfsbane and moonflower, evening primrose and columbine.”
“There are some flowers I am sentimental about — the moonflower, for one, because its fragrance reminds me ofsummer evenings and fireflies.”
“Add a delightful fragrance to perfume warm summer nights, and there you have the moonflower!”
“Ipomoea alba, the tropical white-flowering morning glory (moonflower or moon vine) is a perennial in its natural habitat.”
“Labels: moonflower photo, picture, white blooming photo posted by Sci Fi Guy at 9: 34 AM”
“Link when the moonflower shines, it's a moment in time”
“It must have been a last moonflower vision that showed me jasmine and bryony growing all over the bed, I entwine.”
“It was what the Moon and moonflower seemed to require of me in completion of their little jape.”
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