Definition of ipomoea in English:


Syllabification: ip·o·moe·a
Pronunciation: /ˌipəˈmēə


  • A plant of the genus Ipomoea in the family Convolvulaceae, especially a morning glory.
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    • If you want to cover your fence fast, the best choice would probably have to be morning glories (Ipomoea).
    • Morning glories are a major weed problem in New Mexico, Arizona, and in the San Joaquin Valley of California, where several species of Ipomoea are found.


modern Latin, from Greek ips 'worm' + homoios 'like'.

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