桜草

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桜草

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (sakura, cherry blossom) +‎ (, grass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桜草 (hiragana さくらそう, katakana サクラソウ, historical hiragana さくらさう)

  1. a primrose, specifically the Japanese primrose, Primula sieboldii

Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms used in biology, this word is often written in katakana, as サクラソウ.

Compounds[edit]