from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Formerly, a genus of plants including the cypress vine (Quamoclit vulgaris, now called Ipomœa Quamoclit). The genus is now merged in Ipomœa.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cypress-vine, Ipomæa Quamoclit.
  • n. [capitalized] A section of the genus Ipomæa, including the cypress-vine, formerly regarded as a genus.


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