Definition of 'primrose'
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Example sentences containing 'primrose'
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You'll be happy to hear that your little yellow primroses came through. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)You can see bluebells, wild garlic and primroses all being affected. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our walk takes us past primroses and violets, and abandoned hazelnut orchards. Times, Sunday Times (2007) A primrose path is a course of pleasure ending in ruin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bluebells in the woods, the primroses and wild garlic, were exquisite. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet Titchmarsh's pleasantries were less cringing than some who have walked similar primrose paths. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So, the primrose path being easier, we descend to bunnies. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
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Translations for 'primrose'
British English: primrose /ˈprɪmˌrəʊz/ NOUN
A primrose is a wild plant with pale yellow flowers.
- American English: primrose
- Arabic: زَهْرَةُ الرَّبِيع
- Brazilian Portuguese: prímula
- Chinese: 樱草花
- Croatian: jaglac
- Czech: prvosenka
- Danish: kodriver
- Dutch: sleutelbloem
- European Spanish: prímula
- Finnish: esikko
- French: primevère
- German: Primel
- Greek: πρίμουλα
- Italian: primula
- Japanese: サクラソウ
- Korean: 달맞이꽃
- Norwegian: nøkleblom
- Polish: pierwiosnek
- European Portuguese: prímula
- Romanian: ciuboțica cucului
- Russian: примула
- Spanish: prímula
- Swedish: primula
- Thai: ต้นไม้ป่าที่มีดอกสีเหลือง
- Turkish: çuha çiçeği
- Ukrainian: примула
- Vietnamese: hoa anh thảo
Definition of primrose from the Collins English Dictionary
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