Primulaceous
Primulaceous Prim`u*la"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to an order of herbaceous plants ({Primulace[ae]}), of which the primrose is the type, and the pimpernel, the cyclamen, and the water violet are other examples. [1913 Webster]

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  • primulaceous — /prim yeuh lay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Primulaceae. Cf. primrose family. [1835 45; < NL Primulace(ae) family name (see PRIMULA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • primulaceous — adjective Characteristic of the primrose and other plants of the order Primulaceae …   Wiktionary

  • primulaceous — prim·u·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • primulaceous — /prɪmjəˈleɪʃəs/ (say primyuh layshuhs) adjective belonging to the Primulaceae, a family of plants which includes the primrose. {primul(a) + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • primulaceous — adjective see primulaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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