bird's-eye primrose

bird's-eye primrose
a hardy primrose, Primula farinosa, of alpine regions of Europe and Asia, having small, lilac-colored flowers with yellow throat and eye.
[1810-20]

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  • bird’s-eye primrose — raktažolė pelenėlė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Primula farinosa angl. bird’s eye primrose; mealy primrose vok. mehlige Schlüsselblume; Mehl Primel rus. первоцвет мучнистый lenk. pierwiosnek omączony; pierwiosnka omączona …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bird's-eye primrose — noun : any of several bright flowered primroses; especially : bird s eye 1a * * * a hardy primrose, Primula farinosa, of alpine regions of Europe and Asia, having small, lilac colored flowers with yellow throat and eye. [1810 20] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird's-eye — bird s′ eye adj. n. pl. eyes. 1) seen from above; panoramic: a bird s eye view of the city[/ex] 2) superficial; general: a bird s eye view of ancient history[/ex] 3) having markings resembling birds eyes: bird s eye tweed[/ex] 4) pln any of… …   From formal English to slang

  • Bird's-eye — n. (Bot.) A plant with a small bright flower, as the Adonis or pheasant s eye, the mealy primrose ({Primula farinosa}), and species of Veronica, Geranium, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird's-eye — [bʉrdz′ī΄] n. 1. any of several plants of various families (esp. of the genera Primula and Veronica of the primrose and figwort families) having flowers with centers and petals of contrasting colors 2. a) a textile pattern of small, diamond… …   English World dictionary

  • bird's-eye — /berrdz uy /, adj., n., pl. bird s eyes. adj. 1. seen from above, as by a bird in flight; panoramic: a bird s eye view of the city. 2. omitting many details; hasty; superficial; general: a bird s eye view of ancient history. 3. having spots or… …   Universalium

  • bird — n. 1 a feathered vertebrate with a beak, with two wings and two feet, egg laying and usu. able to fly. 2 a game bird. 3 Brit. sl. a young woman. 4 colloq. a person (a wily old bird). 5 sl. a a prison. b rhymingsl. a prison sentence (short for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mealy primrose — raktažolė pelenėlė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Primula farinosa angl. bird’s eye primrose; mealy primrose vok. mehlige Schlüsselblume; Mehl Primel rus. первоцвет мучнистый lenk. pierwiosnek omączony; pierwiosnka omączona …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Primula mistassinica — ID 67709 Symbol Key PRMI Common Name Mistassini primrose Family Primulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, IA, IL, ME, MI, MN, NY, VT, WI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • List of Canadian plants by family PQ — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Paeoniaceae * Paeonia brownii western peony Pallaviciniaceae * Moerckia blyttii * Moerckia hibernica *… …   Wikipedia

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