any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads
An early-flowering plant of the genus Primula, with white, red, or yellow flowers.
A plant of the family Primulaceae.
A plant of the genus Oenothera.
Specifically, the species Primula vulgaris.
A flower of a primrose plant.
Of a light yellow colour.
. Rare, and of mostly British usage.
Origin: primus, + rose
an early flowering plant of the genus Primula (P. vulgaris) closely allied to the cowslip. There are several varieties, as the white-, the red-, the yellow-flowered, etc. Formerly called also primerole, primerolles
any plant of the genus Primula
of or pertaining to the primrose; of the color of a primrose; -- hence, flowery; gay
Origin: [OE. primerole, F. primerole, a derivative fr. LL. primula, from L. primus first. See Prime, a.]
Primrose is a village in Boone County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 61 at the 2010 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prim′rōz, n. an early spring flower common in woods and meadows: a plant of the genus Primula: (Spens.) the first or earliest flower, the first or choicest.—adj. resembling a primrose in colour: flowery, gay.—Primrose League, a political association for the spread of Conservative opinions—formed in 1883 in memory of Lord Beaconsfield, whose favourite flower is said to have been the primrose. [Fr. prime rose—as if L. prima rosa; really through O. Fr. primerole and Low L. dim. forms from L. primus.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name of a family in Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wakefield."
The numerical value of primrose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of primrose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- prímula, primaveraCatalan, Valencian
- prvosenka, petrklíčCzech
- پامچال, گل نوروزPersian
- esikko, kääpiöesikkoFinnish
- sòbhrachScottish Gaelic
- primula, nøkleblome, nøkleblom, kusymreNorwegian Nynorsk
- nøkleblom, kusymre, nøkleblomst, primulaNorwegian
- ӕстъоппӕлӕOssetian, Ossetic
- prymula, pierwiosnekPolish
- primulă, ciuboțica-cuculuiRomanian
- первоцвет, примулаRussian
- primul, primulaplanVolapük
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