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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