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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel.

Usage examples (21)
  • The only interesting point is the frequency of the production of natural hybrids, i.e. oxlips, and the existence of one kind of oxlip which constitutes a third good and...
  • They are scarcely more dissimilar than the primrose, the cowslip, and the oxlip, which have all been raised from the seed of the same plant, and are now regarded by...
  • In the spring the mead through which we were passing was a natural parterre, where in the midst of the lively vernal green, bloomed the oxlip, the white and blue violet,...
  • In your last note you ask what the Bardfield oxlip is. for more
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