Primrose

Definition of Primrose

Prim´rose`
n.1.(Bot.) An early flowering plant of the genus Primula (Primula vulgaris) closely allied to the cowslip. There are several varieties, as the white-, the red-, the yellow-flowered, etc. Formerly called also primerole, primerolles.
Evening primrose
an erect biennial herb (Enothera biennis), with yellow vespertine flowers, common in the United States. The name is sometimes extended to other species of the same genus.
Primrose peerless
the two-flowered Narcissus (Narcissus biflorus).
a.1.Of or pertaining to the primrose; of the color of a primrose; - hence, flowery; gay.

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