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  • n. Plural form of moonflower.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then she changed the subject, pointing out the flowing cascades of what she called moonflowers, pouring down the slender terraces of Mu Ooria's spires.

    The Dreamthief's Daughter

  • (I wrapped in my cloak, so that to anyone more than a few paces off it must have seemed that she walked alone), it folded its petals in sleep, and she plucked instead one of those white, trumpet-shaped blossoms that are called moonflowers because they appear green in the moon's green light.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • Heavenly Blue morning glories and shimmering giant white moonflowers to celebrate Grandma Audrey's beautiful soul day & night, for Jules, Reta, Rusty, Kristin, Heidi & Mike, from Salem & Peter in Connecticut

    Paradis - French Word-A-Day

  • Fancy looked up and saw a full moon, its bright white light mirrored in the moonflowers.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • As I sat in the room surrounded by jungle animal paintings and a gushing fountain of art supplies, I closed my eyes and an image came to me: an image of a lovely, closed-in garden perfumed with white moonflowers, hung with green-glossy vines dripping rain.

    Gravity Does Not Apply

  • Now if only I could get the morning glories and moonflowers down like you seem to have.

    G’MorningGlories « Bodhicitta

  • She was such a glutton, I was amazed she had enough sense not to eat the moonflowers.

    Wildfire

  • Aghazal had moonflowers in plenty growing in her garden, and those too were opening, and their scent was womanly, fleshy and sweet, slightly tainted with the scent of something overripe.

    Wildfire

  • The moonflowers by the portico opened ivory and white blossoms, and though their fragrance was intoxicating, I was drawn to another smell, a musky sweet rot.

    Wildfire

  • Firethorn lay slack, adrift in unbearable melancholy; as Alopexin I arose to go forth, moonflowers in my hair, my lips plum and plump, my eyes outlined in green malachite, my face powdered with mica and my arms with saffron-colored dust.

    Wildfire

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