Pronunciation: (prim'rōz"),[key] —n. 1. any plant of the genus Primula, as P. vulgaris(English primrose), of Europe, having yellow flowers, or P. sinensis(Chinese primrose), of China, having flowers in a variety of colors. Cf. primrose family. 2. See evening primrose. 3. pale yellow.
—adj. 1. of or pertaining to the primrose.
2. Also,prim'rosed".abounding in primroses: a primrose garden. 3. of a pale yellow.