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convolvulaceous

[ kuhn-vol-vyuh-ley-shuhs ]
/ kənˌvɒl vyəˈleɪ ʃəs /
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adjective

belonging to the Convolvulaceae, the morning glory family.

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Origin of convolvulaceous

1840–50; <New Latin Convolvulace(ae) (see convolvulus, -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for convolvulaceous

convolvulaceous
/ (kənˌvɒlvjʊˈleɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Convolvulaceae, a family of plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and typically a climbing, twining, or prostrate habit: includes bindweed, morning-glory, and sweet potato
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