Sundrops
Sundrops Sun"drops`, n. [Sun + drop.] (Bot.) Any one of the several species of {Kneiffia}, esp. {K. fruticosa} (syn. {[OE]nothera fruticosa}), of the Evening-primrose family, having flowers that open by daylight. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • sundrops — ☆ sundrops [sun′dräps΄ ] n. pl. sundrops any of various evening primroses, usually having large, yellow flowers …   English World dictionary

  • sundrops — /sun drops /, n., pl. sundrops. any of various plants of the genus Oenothera, of the evening primrose family, having flowers that bloom during the day. [1775 85, Amer.; SUN + DROP + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • sundrops — krūminė nakviša statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nakvišinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Oenothera fruticosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Oenothera fruticosa angl. sundrops šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sundrops — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1784 any of several day flowering herbs (genera Oenothera and Calylophus) of the evening primrose family …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sundrops — noun evening primrose …   Wiktionary

  • sundrops — sun•drops [[t]ˈsʌnˌdrɒps[/t]] n. pl. drops pln any of various plants of the genus Oenothera, of the evening primrose family, having flowers that open near sunrise • Etymology: 1775–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • sundrops — noun a day flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera • Syn: ↑Oenothera fruticosa • Hypernyms: ↑evening primrose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ozark sundrops — noun evening opening primrose of south central United States • Syn: ↑Missouri primrose, ↑Oenothera macrocarpa • Hypernyms: ↑evening primrose …   Useful english dictionary

  • K fruticosa — Sundrops Sun drops , n. [Sun + drop.] (Bot.) Any one of the several species of {Kneiffia}, esp. {K. fruticosa} (syn. {[OE]nothera fruticosa}), of the Evening primrose family, having flowers that open by daylight. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • OEnothera fruticosa — Sundrops Sun drops , n. [Sun + drop.] (Bot.) Any one of the several species of {Kneiffia}, esp. {K. fruticosa} (syn. {[OE]nothera fruticosa}), of the Evening primrose family, having flowers that open by daylight. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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