convolvulus

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈvɒlvjʊləs/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kən volvyə ləs)

Inflections of 'convolvulus' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
convolvuluses
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
convolvuli
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
con•vol•vu•lus  (kən volvyə ləs),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -lus•es, -li 
    (kən volvyə ləs),USA pronunciation 
  1. Plant Biologyany plant belonging to the genus Convolvulus, of the morning glory family, comprising twining or prostrate plants having trumpet-shaped flowers.
  • Neo-Latin, Latin: bindweed, equivalent. to convolv(ere) to convolve + -ulus -ule
  • 1545–55

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
convolvulus /kənˈvɒlvjʊləs/ n ( pl -luses, -li / -ˌlaɪ/)
  1. any typically twining herbaceous convolvulaceous plant of the genus Convolvulus, having funnel-shaped flowers and triangular leaves
    See also bindweed
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin: bindweed; see convolute
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