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Definition of morning-glory

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1. morning_glory [ n ] any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day

Used in print:

(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)

Pale yellow snapdragons that by pinching could be made to bite ; seed-pods of the balsams that snapped like fire-crackers at a touch ; red and yellow columbines whose round tipped spurs were picked_off and eaten for the honey in them ; morning-glory buds which could be so grasped and squeezed that they burst like a blown-up paper_bag ; bright flowers from the trumpet_vine that made `` gloves '' on the ends of ten waggling fingers .

Synonyms morning_glory Related Terms vine common_morning_glory cypress_vine moonflower sweet_potato wild_potato_vine red_morning-glory man-of-the-earth scammony railroad_vine Japanese_morning_glory imperial_Japanese_morning_glory common_morning_glory Ipomoea

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