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sundrops

[ suhn-drops ]
/ ˈsʌnˌdrɒps /
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noun, plural sun·drops.
any of various plants of the genus Oenothera, of the evening primrose family, having flowers that bloom during the day.
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Origin of sundrops

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; sun + drop + -s3
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How to use sundrops in a sentence

  • Beside the path showed here and there the pale gold of the narrow-leaved sundrops, with deep-orange stamens.

    Everyday Adventures|Samuel Scoville
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