marvel-of-Peru


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marvel-of-Peru

n, pl marvels-of-Peru
(Plants) another name for four-o'clock1
[C16: first found in Peru]
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Noun1.marvel-of-Peru - common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoonmarvel-of-Peru - common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
four o'clock - any of several plants of the genus Mirabilis having flowers that open in late afternoon