Definition of Morning glory

1. Noun. Any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day.

Definition of Morning glory

1. Noun. Several members of the ''Convolvulaceae'' family; climbing plants with trumpet shaped flowers. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) An erection present on waking. ¹

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Medical Definition of Morning glory

1. A climbing plant (Ipomoea purpurea) having handsome, funnel-shaped flowers, usually red, pink, purple, white, or variegated, sometimes pale blue. See Dextrorsal. Synonym: Ipomoea rubrocoerulea var. Praecox., Rivea corymbosa. (22 Sep 2002)

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Literary usage of Morning glory

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"He was so afraid that he would forget to cut it that he put a notice over his door as he went into the dining-room, and it said: "Cut your morning-glory," ..."

2. Child Life: A Collection of Poems edited by John Greenleaf Whittier (1873)
"Too harsh thy dews, too gross thine air, Her spirit to sustain ; But up in groves of Paradise Full surely we shall see Our morning-glory beautiful Twine ..."

3. Folio (1885)
"MORNING-GLORY. by no means the music which ... Ц Morning-glory ! morning-glory ! In thy bells I hear a story Hinging through the ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"MORNING-GLORY FAMILY. Herbs, some tropical species shrubs or trees, the stems twining, ascending, trailing or erect, with alternate exstipulate entire ..."

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