桜草

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桜草

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (sakura, cherry blossom) +‎ (, grass).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

桜草 (hiragana さくらそう, katakana サクラソウ, historical hiragana さくらさう, romaji sakurasō)

  1. a primrose, specifically the Japanese primrose, Primula sieboldii

Usage notesEdit

As with many terms used in biology, this word is often written in katakana, as サクラソウ.

CompoundsEdit

  • 桜草科, サクラソウ科 (さくらそうか, sakurasō-ka): family Primulaceae
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