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oenothera

/ (ˌiːnəˈθɪərə) /
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noun

any plant of the large taxonomically complicated American genus Oenothera, typically having yellow flowers that open in the evening: family OnagraceaeSee evening primrose

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Word Origin for oenothera

C20: from Greek oinothēras, ?from onothēras a plant whose roots smell of wine

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