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How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.
Jean Ingelow

Meaning of "primrose" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PRIMROSE

From Old French primerose, from Medieval Latin prīma rosa first rose.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PRIMROSE

primrose  [ˈprɪmˌrəʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRIMROSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Primrose can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PRIMROSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of primrose in the English dictionary

The first definition of primrose in the dictionary is any of various temperate primulaceous plants of the genus Primula, esp P. vulgaris of Europe, which has pale yellow flowers. Other definition of primrose is Also called: primrose yellow. a light to moderate yellow, sometimes with a greenish tinge. Primrose is also of, relating to, or abounding in primroses.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRIMROSE


Ambrose
ˈæmbrəʊz
arose
əˈrəʊz
arrows
ˈærəʊz
bureaux
ˈbjʊərəʊz
Burroughs
ˈbʌrəʊz
Comoros
ˈkɒməˌrəʊz
froze
frəʊz
guelder-rose
ˈɡɛldəˌrəʊz
Montrose
mɒnˈtrəʊz
narrows
ˈnærəʊz
Penrose
ˈpɛnrəʊz
polysaccharose
ˌpɒlɪˈsækəˌrəʊz
pros
prəʊz
prose
prəʊz
rockrose
ˈrɒkˌrəʊz
rose
rəʊz
saccharose
ˈsækəˌrəʊz
sucrose
ˈsjuːkrəʊz
tea-rose
ˈtiːˌrəʊz
tuberose
ˈtjuːbəˌrəʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRIMROSE

primogenitor
primogenitrices
primogenitrix
primogeniture
primordia
primordial
primordialism
primordiality
primordially
primordium
primp
primrose path
primrose yellow
primrosy
primula
primulaceous
primuline
primum mobile
primus
primus inter pares

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRIMROSE

agarose
bird´s-eye primrose
brose
cabbage rose
Cape primrose
Christmas rose
cirrose
damask rose
dextrose
erose
evening primrose
moss rose
necrose
red rose
tea rose
virose
white rose
wild rose
wind rose
winter rose

Synonyms and antonyms of primrose in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «primrose» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRIMROSE

Find out the translation of primrose to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of primrose from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «primrose» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

樱草花
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prímula
570 millions of speakers

English

primrose
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हलके पीले रंग का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

زَهْرَةُ الرَّبِيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

примула
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prímula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হলুদ ফুলের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

primevère
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Primrose
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Primel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サクラソウ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

달맞이꽃
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Primrose
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoa anh thảo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ப்ரிம்ரோஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुरंबी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çuhaçiçeği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

primula
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pierwiosnek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

примула
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ciuboțica cucului
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρίμουλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Primrose
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

primula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nøkleblom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of primrose

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMROSE»

The term «primrose» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.146 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRIMROSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about primrose

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2 QUOTES WITH «PRIMROSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word primrose.
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Robert Burns
The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.
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Jean Ingelow
How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRIMROSE»

Discover the use of primrose in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to primrose and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Principles of Gene Manipulation and Genomics
The increasing integration between gene manipulation and genomics is embraced in this new book, Principles of Gene Manipulation and Genomics, which brings together for the first time the subjects covered by the best-selling books Principles ...
Sandy B. Primrose, Richard Twyman, 2013
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The Primrose Bakery Book
With over 80 inspirational and easy-to-follow recipes for cupcakes, layer cakes, biscuits, loaves and much more, as well as tips like perfect icing, The Primrose Bakery Book is a baking bible.
Martha Swift, Lisa Thomas, 2011
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Evening Primrose Oil
Most people have never heard of the evening primrose, and not surprisingly. It' snota well known plant,andcertainly notone you're likely to grow in your back garden, although it is rather a pretty botanical specimen. Mostly it grows wild along ...
Judy Graham, 1989
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Playing the viola: conversations with William Primrose
This book is a transcription of this dialogue, containing illuminating advice on holding the viola, bowing, tone, fingering, and practicing, all supported by copious illustrations and musical examples, as well as insights on repertoire for ...
David J. Dalton, William Primrose, 1988
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Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path
Join new author W. R. Cooper in Oriana Oakleigh and the Primrose Path—the first book in this epic historical fantasy series set against a backdrop of war-torn Saxon England.
W. R. Cooper, 2010
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Perennial All-Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for ...
MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE^ Oenothera niissouriensis MANY PERENNIALS HAVE YELLOW FLOWERS, but only a few deliver the bright, clear lemon yellow of Missouri evening primrose. The blossoms are big and showy — as much as ...
Jeff Cox, 2002
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Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery
After offering a handful of basic recipes for vanilla, chocolate, lemon and carrot cupcakes, the bakers offer six buttercream frostings (standard vanilla and chocolate as well as coffee, lime and coconut, orange cream cheese and lemon) that ...
Martha Swift, Lisa Ann Thomas, 2010
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Lupus: Alternative Therapies That Work
GLA will not help lupus patients who are taking more than small doses of steroids .13 We can get GLA from evening primrose oil, which is quite expensive. Borage oil, black currant oil, and spirulina microalgae also supply GLA and are less ...
Sharon Moore, 2000
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Principles of Genome Analysis and Genomics
With the first draft of the human genome project in the public domain and full analyses of model genomes now available, the subject matter of 'Principles of Genome Analysis and Genomics' is even 'hotter' now than when the first two editions ...
Sandy B. Primrose, Richard Twyman, 2009
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The Primrose Way
A recent arrival to the New World in 1633, sixteen-year-old Rebekah, a missionary's daughter, befriends a Native American woman and begins to question whether these "savages" need saving after all.
Jackie French Koller, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRIMROSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term primrose is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sister fed up with brother's primrose path
Dear Carolyn: I have this overwhelming anger or jealousy toward my younger brother because of how easily his life seems to come for him. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
2
Stock up at Lady Primrose warehouse sale
WAREHOUSE SALE: Lady Primrose will be offering candles, fragrance, body products and more at up to a 75 percent discount at its ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
3
Spring Fling fundraiser at Primrose School at Liberty Park brings …
Primrose School at Liberty Park recently held a Spring Fling fundraiser to help raise awareness and money for worthwhile causes. This year's ... «Vestavia Voice, Jul 15»
4
Primrose hires new finance, investment manager
Schwab, a Northern State University graduate, previously worked at Eide Bailly and will now handle Primrose's financial relationships with ... «AberdeenNews.com, Jul 15»
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11 Aussie half backs to have pulled on the primrose and blue for …
But do you remember all these Aussie half backs from history - and do you agree with our ratings for them? And who would you add to the list? 1 Alfie Langer. «Warrington Guardian, Jul 15»
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Online garden centre Primrose moves towards social network …
Primrose has soft-launched gardens.primrose.co.uk, which allows customers to share pictures of their gardens and to talk about them online. «Horticulture Week, Jul 15»
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Patch of garden in Primrose Hill is sold for £1.25million
Mr Pollack added: 'Elsworthy Road is a bit under the radar but it is still hugely appetising as houses back onto Primrose Hill. Houses are also ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Primrose creates Instagram-inspired social network for gardeners
Online garden retailer Primrose has created a social network for the green-fingered that takes a leaf out of Instagram's book. «Retail Week, Jul 15»
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Primrose Galleries
Primrose Galleries is a wonderful fashion and gift Boutique that has been in business for 22 years serving the bridal, gift and fashion industry. «WSPA.com, Jul 15»
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Bromsgrove pub crawlers raise cash for Primrose in memory of Kev …
A GROUP of 34 people have raised £563.76 for the Primrose Hospice by taking part in an annual pub crawl around Bromsgrove. The event ... «Bromsgrove Standard, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Primrose [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/primrose>. Oct 2019 ».
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