[ip-uh-mee-uh, ahy-pey-] /ˌɪp əˈmi ə, ˌaɪ peɪ-/
any plant belonging to the genus Ipomoea, of the morning glory family, certain species of which are cultivated for their large, showy flowers.
the dried root of certain varieties of plants of this genus, yielding a resin sometimes used as a cathartic.
any tropical or subtropical convolvulaceous plant of the genus Ipomoea, such as the morning-glory, sweet potato, and jalap, having trumpet-shaped flowers
the dried root of a Mexican species, I. orizabensis, which yields a cathartic resin
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- Ipo spinning
noun initial public offering spinning; the practice of an investment bank setting aside portions of a corporation’s IPO for senior management of that corporation Usage Note business
IPPB abbr. intermittent positive pressure breathing intermittent positive pressure breathing
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