Definition of Mirabilis

1. Noun. Four o'clocks.




Definition of Mirabilis

1. n. A genus of plants. See Four- o'clock.

Definition of Mirabilis

1. Noun. (botany) Any of the plant genus ''Mirabilis''; a four-o'clock. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Mirabilis

1. A genus of plants. See Four-o'clock. Origin: L, wonderful. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Mirabilis Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mirabilis

mipmaps
mipomersen
miquelet
miquelets
mir
mira
mirabelle
mirabelle plum
mirabelle plums
mirabelle prune
mirabelle prunes
mirabelles
mirabilaries
mirabilary
mirabile dictu
mirabilis (current term)
mirabilises
mirabilite
mirable
mirach
miracidia
miracidial
miracidium
miracle
miracle-worship
miracle man
miracle play
miracle worker
miracle workers
miracles

Literary usage of Mirabilis

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1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"ANNUS mirabilis THE YEAR OF WONDERS, 1666 AN HISTORICAL POEM CONTAINING THE ... \Annus mirabilis was licensed for the press on November, 1660, ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"mirabilis longiflora fertilised by the pollen of M. jalapa has given me an interesting ... Monsieur Lepelletier had previously obtained a hybrid mirabilis, ..."

3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"mirabilis Jala/pa, the Marvel of Peru, has been an ornament of British gardens ... b> mirabilis DICHOTOMA (divided in two). Stem forking, 2 or 3 teet high. ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1902)
"... mirabilis is a fungus found as a parasite on Spanish chestnuts' and so far nothing beyond the mode of development of its characteristic chlamydospores, ..."

5. A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on by Thomas Arnold (1873)
"In Dryden's Annus mirabilis the defects of this style are less apparent, ... Yet, after all, the Annus mirabilis is a dull poem; few readers would now ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"In the latter the most remarkable is Plate 25, showing a desert, with several plants of Welwitschia mirabilis in the ..."

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