trumpet flower

noun

Definition of trumpet flower

1 : any of various plants (such as a trumpet vine or a datura) with trumpet-shaped flowers
2 : the flower of a trumpet flower

First Known Use of trumpet flower

circa 1731, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of trumpet flower was circa 1731

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“Trumpet flower.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trumpet%20flower. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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