sun·​drops | \ ˈsən-ˌdräps How to pronounce sundrops (audio) \

Definition of sundrops

: any of several day-flowering herbs (genera Oenothera and Calylophus) of the evening-primrose family

Examples of sundrops in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Contreras said Virginia bluebells and prairie sundrops are other colorful plants being made ready for distribution at a later date. Yadira Sanchez Olson,, 23 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of sundrops

1785, in the meaning defined above

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“Sundrops.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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