from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. See evening primrose.
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- n. evening primrose
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of the several species of Kneiffia, esp. K. fruticosa (syn. Œnothera fruticosa), of the Evening-primrose family, having flowers that open by daylight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hardy biennial or perennial plant, Œnothera fruticosa, of eastern North America, a shrubby herb from 1 to 3 feet high, often cultivated for its profuse bright-yellow flowers. Differently from the related evening primrose, its flowers open by day. See cut under Œnothera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a day-flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera
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