[ prim-rohz ]
/ ˈprɪmˌroʊz /
Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery. Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of.
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Definition for fifth earl of rosebery (2 of 2)
[ rohz-buh-ree ]
/ ˈroʊz bə ri /
Archibald Philip Primrose [prim-rohz] /ˈprɪmˌroʊz/, 5th Earl of,1847–1929, British statesman and author: prime minister 1894–95.
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British Dictionary definitions for fifth earl of rosebery (1 of 2)
/ (ˈprɪmˌrəʊz) /
any of various temperate primulaceous plants of the genus Primula, esp P. vulgaris of Europe, which has pale yellow flowers
short for evening primrose
Also called: primrose yellow a light to moderate yellow, sometimes with a greenish tinge
of, relating to, or abounding in primroses
of the colour primrose
pleasant or gay
Word Origin for primrose
C15: from Old French primerose, from Medieval Latin prīma rosa first rose
British Dictionary definitions for fifth earl of rosebery (2 of 2)
/ (ˈrəʊzbərɪ, -brɪ) /
Earl of, title of Archibald Philip Primrose . 1847–1929, British Liberal statesman; prime minister (1894–95)
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