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evening primrose

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evening primrose

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Definition of EVENING PRIMROSE

:  any of several dicotyledonous plants of a family (Onagraceae, the evening-primrose family) and especially of the type genus (Oenothera); especially :  a coarse biennial herb (O. biennis) of North America with yellow flowers that open in the evening

First Known Use of EVENING PRIMROSE

1804

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