sundrops

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sundrops a day-flowering biennial or perennial of the genus Oenothera
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sundrops (Bot) Any one of the several species of Kneiffia, esp. K. fruticosasyn. Œnothera fruticosa), of the Evening-primrose family, having flowers that open by daylight.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sundrops A hardy biennial or perennial plant, Œnothera fruticosa, of eastern North America, a shrubby herb from 1 to 3 feet high, often cultivated for its profuse bright-yellow flowers. Differently from the related evening primrose, its flowers open by day. See cut under Œnothera.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sun, + drop,

Usage

In literature:

See on its rustic spindles The sundrop's amber fire!
"The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by Various
Beside the path showed here and there the pale gold of the narrow-leaved sundrops, with deep-orange stamens.
"Everyday Adventures" by Samuel Scoville
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In news:

Tim Bremel with Sundrop at Sentry Foods Janesville.
Photo Galleries » Sundrop at Sentry Foods Janesville.
Sundrops Vitamins and Nutrition Store.
Sundrops Vitamins and Nutrition Store.
Systems, Sundrop Mobile, Tabbed Out, UnyPOS Mfg, Vigilix Distributor: BlueStar.
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