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  • n. Plural form of moonflower.


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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.



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