from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A climbing plant (Ipomœa purpurea) having handsome, funnel-shaped flowers, usually red, pink, purple, white, or variegated, sometimes pale blue. See dextrorsal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Ipomæa, especially I. purpurea. See kaladana.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
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