bird's-eye primrose


noun

a hardy primrose, Primula farinosa, of alpine regions of Europe and Asia, having small, lilac-colored flowers with yellow throat and eye.

Nearby words

  1. bird's mouth,
  2. bird's nest,
  3. bird's-eye,
  4. bird's-eye chilli,
  5. bird's-eye maple,
  6. bird's-foot,
  7. bird's-foot trefoil,
  8. bird's-foot violet,
  9. bird's-nest,
  10. bird's-nest fern

Origin of bird's-eye primrose

First recorded in 1810–20

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