from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of hybrid garden primroses having clusters of variously colored flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The oxlip, Primula elatior, so called because the peduncle bears a many-flowered umbel.
- n. A bulbous flowering plant of the genus Narcissus.
New Latin, from Greek poluanthos, having many flowers : polu-, poly- + anthos, flower.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)