noun \ˈäk-ˌslip\

Definition of OXLIP

:  a Eurasian primula (Primula elatior) having usually yellow flowers

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Origin of OXLIP

Middle English *oxeslippe, from Old English oxanslyppe, literally, ox dung, from oxa ox + slypa, slyppe paste — more at slip
First Known Use: before 12th century


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