Mirabilis uniflora
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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  • Mirabilis uniflora — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mirabilis uniflora — noun common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon • Syn: ↑common four o clock, ↑marvel of Peru, ↑Mirabilis jalapa • Hypernyms: ↑four o clock …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mirabilis jalapa — noun common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon • Syn: ↑common four o clock, ↑marvel of Peru, ↑Mirabilis uniflora • Hypernyms: ↑four o clock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl var. uniflora Heimerl — Symbol MIAL4 Synonym Symbol MIALU Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Mirabilis albida (Walter) Heimerl var. uniflora Heimerl — Symbol MIAL4 Synonym Symbol MIALU Botanical Family Nyctaginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • four-o'clock — 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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