primula

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English[edit]

Primula auricula
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Etymology[edit]

The genus Primula was named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778) after Latin primus (first) because it flowers early.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

primula (plural primulas)

  1. (botany) Any plant of the genus Primula; the primroses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.
  2. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

primula f (plural primule)

  1. primrose (plant & flower)
  2. Primula

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prīmula

  1. nominative feminine singular of prīmulus
  2. nominative neuter plural of prīmulus
  3. accusative neuter plural of prīmulus
  4. vocative feminine singular of prīmulus
  5. vocative neuter plural of prīmulus

prīmulā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prīmulus