scammony

Definitions of scammony
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n twining plant of Asia Minor having cream-colored to purple flowers and long thick roots yielding a cathartic resin

Synonyms:
Convolvulus scammonia
Type of:
convolvulus
any of numerous plants of the genus Convolvulus

n resin from the root of Convolvulus scammonia

Type of:
natural resin
a plant exudate

n tropical American morning glory

Synonyms:
Ipomoea orizabensis
Type of:
morning glory
any of various twining vines having funnel-shaped flowers that close late in the day

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