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morning glory

n.
Any of numerous, usually twining vines of the genus Ipomoea and other genera of the family Convolvulaceae, having trumpet-shaped, variously colored flowers that typically are open for only a day.

morn′ing glo`ry

or morn′ing-glo`ry,


n.
any of various plants, esp. of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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Noun1.morning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the daymorning glory - any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day
genus Ipomoea, Ipomoea - morning glory
Ipomoea purpurea, common morning glory - pantropical annual climbing herb with funnel-shaped blue, purple, pink or white flowers
common morning glory, Ipomoea tricolor - annual or perennial climbing herb of Central America having sky-blue flowers; most commonly cultivated morning glory
cypress vine, Indian pink, Ipomoea quamoclit, Quamoclit pennata, star-glory - tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere
belle de nuit, Ipomoea alba, moonflower - pantropical climber having white fragrant nocturnal flowers
Ipomoea batatas, sweet potato, sweet potato vine - pantropical vine widely cultivated in several varieties for its large sweet tuberous root with orange flesh
manroot, scammonyroot, wild potato vine, wild sweet potato vine, Ipomoea fastigiata, Ipomoea panurata, man-of-the-earth - tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
Ipomoea coccinea, red morning-glory, star ipomoea - annual herb having scarlet flowers; the eastern United States
Ipomoea leptophylla, man-of-the-earth - a morning glory with long roots of western United States
Ipomoea orizabensis, scammony - tropical American morning glory
beach morning glory, Ipomoea pes-caprae, railroad vine - a prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas
Ipomoea nil, Japanese morning glory - annual Old World tropical climbing herb distinguished by wide color range and frilled or double flowers
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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morning

(ˈmoːniŋ) noun
the first part of the day, approximately up to noon. this morning; tomorrow morning.
morning-ˈafter pill noun
a contraceptive pill that a woman can take soon after having sex.
morning glory
any of various vines with funnel-shaped purple, blue, pink or white flowers that bloom early in the day.
ˈmorning dress noun
the clothes worn by a man for very formal events (eg weddings) held during the day.