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Noun: marvel-of-Peru (marvels-of-Peru)  'maa(r)-vu-luv-pu'roo
  1. Common garden plant of North America having fragrant red, purple, yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
    - common four-o'clock, Mirabilis jalapa, Mirabilis uniflora

Derived forms: marvels-of-Peru

Type of: four o'clock

Encyclopedia: Marvel-of-Peru