Mirabilis jalapa
marvel of Peru marvel of Peru, marvel-of-Peru marvel-of-Peru n. (Bot.) A common garden plant ({Mirabilis jalapa} or {Mirabilis uniflora}) of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon; called also {four-o'clock}. See {four-o'clock}.

Syn: common four-o'clock, marvel of Peru, {Mirabilis jalapa}, {Mirabilis uniflora}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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