Meaning of IPOMOEA in English

ˌipəˈmēə noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ip-, ips worm + New Latin -omoea (from Greek homoios like); from the twining habit of the plants — more at home-

1. capitalized : a genus of herbaceous vines (family Convolvulaceae) having showy campanulate or funnelform flowers with capitate stigmas — see morning glory , sweet potato

2. also ip·o·mea “ -s : a plant or flower of the genus Ipomoea

3. usually ipomea -s : the dried root of a scammony ( Ipomoea orizabensis )

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.