Origin and Etymology of convolvulus
New Latin, from Latin convolvere
First Known Use: 1548
Medical Definition of convolvulus
1 capitalized : a genus of erect trailing or twining herbs and shrubs (family Convolvulaceae) chiefly of temperate regions
2plural convolvuluses or convolvuli \-ˌlī, -ˌlē\play : a plant of the genus Convolvulus
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