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prim·rose

 (prĭm′rōz′)
n.
Any of numerous plants of the genus Primula, having large basal leaves and clusters of variously colored flowers with a five-lobed bell-shaped or salverform corolla. Also called primula.

[Middle English primerose, from Old French, from Medieval Latin prīma rosa, first rose : Latin prīma, feminine of prīmus, first; see prime + Latin rosa, rose.]
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primrose

(ˈprɪmˌrəʊz)
n
1. (Plants) any of various temperate primulaceous plants of the genus Primula, esp P. vulgaris of Europe, which has pale yellow flowers
2. (Plants) short for evening primrose
3. (Colours) Also called: primrose yellow a light to moderate yellow, sometimes with a greenish tinge
adj
4. (Plants) of, relating to, or abounding in primroses
5. (Colours) of the colour primrose
6. pleasant or gay
[C15: from Old French primerose, from Medieval Latin prīma rosa first rose]
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prim•rose

(ˈprɪmˌroʊz)

n.
1. any plant of the genus Primula, with showy five-lobed flowers in a variety of colors.
3. pale yellow.
adj.
4. of a pale yellow.
[1375–1425; late Middle English primerose < Medieval Latin prīma rosa first rose]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primrose - any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or headsprimrose - any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads
genus Primula - very large and important genus of plants of temperate Europe and Asia having showy flowers
English primrose, Primula vulgaris - plant of western and southern Europe widely cultivated for its pale yellow flowers
cowslip, Primula veris, paigle - early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
oxlip, paigle, Primula elatior - Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel
Chinese primrose, Primula sinensis - cultivated Asiatic primrose
auricula, bear's ear, Primula auricula - yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated
polyanthus, Primula polyantha - florists' primroses; considered a complex hybrid derived from oxlip, cowslip, and common primrose
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Translations
زَهْرَةُ الرَّبِيعزَهْرة الرَّبيع صَفْراء اللوْنصَفْراء اللوْن
prvosenkažlutý jako prvosenkapetrklíč
kodriverlysegul
esikko
jaglac
halványsárgakankalin
gulurmaríulykill
サクラソウ
달맞이꽃
raktažolėšviesiai geltona
gaišdzeltena krāsagaišdzeltensprīmula
kusymrenøkleblomnøkleblomstprimulalysegul
prvosienkažltý ako prvosienka
primula
ต้นไม้ป่าที่มีดอกสีเหลือง
çuha çiçeğiaçık sarı
hoa anh thảo

primrose

[ˈprɪmrəʊz]
A. N
1. (Bot) → primavera f
2. (= colour) → color m amarillo pálido
B. ADJ (also primrose yellow) → amarillo pálido
C. CPD primrose path Ncaminito m de rosas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

primrose

[ˈprɪmrəʊz] n (= flower) → primevère f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

primrose

n (Bot) → Erdschlüsselblume f; (= colour)Blassgelb nt
adjblassgelb; the primrose path (fig)der Rosenpfad
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

primrose

[ˈprɪmˌrəʊz]
1. n (Bot) → primula (gialla)
2. adj (also primrose yellow) → giallo canarino inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

primrose

(ˈprimrəuz) noun
1. a kind of pale yellow spring flower common in woods and hedges.
2. (also adjective) (of) its colour. primrose walls.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

primrose

زَهْرَةُ الرَّبِيع prvosenka kodriver Primel πρίμουλα prímula esikko primevère jaglac primula サクラソウ 달맞이꽃 sleutelbloem nøkleblom pierwiosnek prímula примула primula ต้นไม้ป่าที่มีดอกสีเหลือง çuha çiçeği hoa anh thảo 樱草花
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