trumpet flower


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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about trumpet flower

Time Traveler for trumpet flower

Time Traveler

The first known use of trumpet flower was circa 1731

See more words from the same year

Statistics for trumpet flower

Cite this Entry

“Trumpet flower.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

More from Merriam-Webster on trumpet flower

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with trumpet flower

Comments on trumpet flower

What made you want to look up trumpet flower? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to assail by words or arguments

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!