[ suhn-drops ]

noun,plural sun·drops.
  1. any of various plants of the genus Oenothera, of the evening primrose family, having flowers that bloom during the day.

Origin of sundrops

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; sun + drop + -s3

Words Nearby sundrops Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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