[ fair-wel-tuh-spring ]
/ fɛərˈwɛl təˈsprɪŋ /


a slender, showy plant, Clarkia amoena, of the evening primrose family, native to western North America, having satiny, cup-shaped, lilac-crimson or reddish-pink flowers and roundish fruit.

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Origin of farewell-to-spring

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

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