See also: Primula and prímula

English Edit

 
Primula auricula

Etymology Edit

The genus Primula was named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778) after Latin primus (first) because it flowers early.[1][2]

Noun Edit

primula (plural primulas)

  1. (botany) Any plant of the genus Primula; the primroses.

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References Edit

  1. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.
  2. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.

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Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpri.mu.la/
  • Rhymes: -imula
  • Hyphenation: prì‧mu‧la

Noun Edit

primula f (plural primule, diminutive primulétta)

  1. primrose (plant & flower)
  2. Primula

Further reading Edit

  • primula in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • primula in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin Edit

Adjective Edit

prīmula

  1. inflection of prīmulus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective Edit

prīmulā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prīmulus