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moonflower

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noun moon·flow·er \-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of moonflower

  1. :  a tropical American morning glory (Ipomoea alba syn. Calonyction aculeatum) with fragrant flowers; also :  any of several related plants



Circa 1909

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circa 1909


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