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con·vol·vu·lus

 (kən-vŏl′vyə-ləs)
n. pl. con·vol·vu·lus·es or con·vol·vu·li (-lī′)
Any of various mostly trailing or twining plants of the widespread genus Convolvulus, having funnel-shaped flowers and including several weeds and a few grown as ornamentals.

[Latin, bindweed, from convolvere, to intertwine; see convolve.]

convolvulus

(kənˈvɒlvjʊləs)
n, pl -luses or -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Plants) any typically twining herbaceous convolvulaceous plant of the genus Convolvulus, having funnel-shaped flowers and triangular leaves. See also bindweed
[C16: from Latin: bindweed; see convolute]

con•vol•vu•lus

(kənˈvɒl vyə ləs)

n., pl. -lus•es, -li (-ˌlaɪ)
any of numerous twining or prostrate plants belonging to the genus Convolvulus, of the morning glory family, having trumpet-shaped flowers.
[1545–55; < New Latin, Latin: bindweed =convolv(ere) to convolve + -ulus -ule]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.convolvulus - any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulusconvolvulus - any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus
genus Convolvulus - genus of mostly climbing or scrambling herbs and shrubs: bindweed
Convolvulus scammonia, scammony - twining plant of Asia Minor having cream-colored to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
Translations

convolvulus

[kənˈvɒlvjʊləs] N (convolvuluses or convolvuli (pl)) [kənˈvɒlvjʊlaɪ]enredadera f

convolvulus

nWinde f

convolvulus

[kənˈvɒlvjʊləs] n (Bot) → convolvolo
References in classic literature ?
There were creepers hanging from the upper branches, and the bells of the flowers of the creepers, great waxy white things like convolvuluses, hung down fast asleep.