Definition of ipomoea in English:

ipomoea

Line breaks: ipo|moea
Pronunciation: /ˌɪpəˈmiːə
 
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noun

A plant of the genus Ipomoea in the convolvulus family, especially (in gardening) a morning glory.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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