Ip`o*me"a (?), n. [NL. "Named, according to Linnaeus, from Gr. 'i`ps, 'ipo`s, a bindweed [which it is not]

, and like." Gray.] Bot. A genus of twining plants with showy monopetalous flowers, including the morning-glory, the sweet potato, and the cypress vine.

 

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