primula

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See also: Primula and prímula

English[edit]

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.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpri.mu.la/
  • Rhymes: -imula
  • Hyphenation: prì‧mu‧la

Noun[edit]

primula f (plural primule)

  1. primrose (plant & flower)
  2. Primula

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prīmula

  1. inflection of prīmulus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

prīmulā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prīmulus