how to pronounce primrose


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primrose is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of primrose in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… we're in Primrose Hill yeah yeah yeah …”

meanings of primrose


  1. Specifically, the species Primula acaulis (syn. Primula vulgaris), also called common primrose.
  2. A flower of a primrose plant.
  3. A plant of the family Primulaceae.
  4. A light yellow colour.
  5. A flowering plant of the genus Primula.
  6. A plant of the genus Oenothera, better known as an evening primrose.


  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A female given name from English.


  1. Of a light yellow colour.


  1. To pick primroses.

primrose frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word primrose occurs in english on average 2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics primrose can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that primrose can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to primrose


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