What does polyanthus mean?

Definitions for polyanthus
ˌpɒl iˈæn θəspo·lyan·thus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polyanthus, Primula polyanthanoun

    florists' primroses; considered a complex hybrid derived from oxlip, cowslip, and common primrose

Wiktionary

  1. polyanthusnoun

    The oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel.

  2. polyanthusnoun

    A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus.

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  1. polyanthus

    Polyanthus is a type of plant in the Primula genus, known for their clusters of brightly colored flowers that bloom in the late winter or spring. The term is often used to refer to hybrids between Primula vulgaris and Primula veris. The flowers are often fragrant and come in a variety of colors including yellow, red, pink, blue, and white. They are commonly used in gardens for ground cover or in containers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polyanthusnoun

    the oxlip. So called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel. See Oxlip. (b) A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Tazetta, or N. polyanthus of some authors). See Illust. of Narcissus

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. poly`anqos rich in flowers; poly`s many + 'a`nqos flower.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Polyanthus

    pol-i-an′thus, n. a kind of primrose much prized and cultivated by florists:—pl. Polyan′thuses.—n. Polyan′thea, a note-book for keeping choice quotations. [Gr. polys, many, anthos, a flower.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polyanthus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polyanthus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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