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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous short-stemmed plants of a certain genus having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads.

Usage examples (29)
  • On the whole, the primrose is a poet's and a painter's flower.
  • Elsewhere they would be called primrose, but the use of the Latin name is appropriate for this place.
  • And the primrose is fresh in the wood —
  • At first it has a kind of primrose tint, but, when subjected to heat, or to the sun, turns green. for more
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