Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "marvel-of-peru": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon;
[syn: common four-o'clock, marvel-of-Peru, Mirabilis jalapa, Mirabilis uniflora]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

marvel of Peru \marvel of Peru\, marvel-of-Peru \marvel-of-Peru\ n. (Bot.) A common garden plant (Mirabilis jalapa or Mirabilis uniflora) of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon; called also four-o'clock. See four-o'clock. Syn: common four-o'clock, marvel of Peru, Mirabilis jalapa, Mirabilis uniflora. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

marvel-of-Peru n 1: common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon [syn: common four-o'clock, marvel-of-Peru, Mirabilis jalapa, Mirabilis uniflora]