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morning glory

noun
1.
any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning.
2.
a racehorse that runs faster in morning workouts than in afternoon races.
Also, morning-glory.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for morning-glory

morning-glory

noun (pl) -ries
1.
any of various mainly tropical convolvulaceous plants of the genus Ipomoea and related genera, with trumpet-shaped blue, pink, or white flowers, which close in late afternoon
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Slang definitions & phrases for morning-glory

morning glory

noun

A penile erection upon waking: a morning missile wakes him up


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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