1. [ noun ] (botany) long-rooted morning glory of western United States
Synonyms: Ipomoea_leptophylla
Related terms: morning_glory
2. [ noun ] (botany) tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
Synonyms: wild_sweet_potato_vine manroot scammonyroot Ipomoea_panurata Ipomoea_fastigiata wild_potato_vine
Related terms: morning_glory
Similar spelling:   man_of_the_cloth