from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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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  • noun Ipomoea quamoclit, a tropical morning glory.

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  • noun tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere


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